Veronica Frisancho

Veronica Frisancho is a research economist in the Research Department at Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and a contributor for ‘Ideas for India’.

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    The costs of employment protection

    India has some of the more restrictive labour laws in the world. However, these laws cover only the organised sector. Thus, firms thinking of growing in size and becoming formal must weigh the advantages of size against the disadvantages of regulation. This keeps Indian firms small and informal unless they have a lot to lose by staying small, that is, when they are very...

    5 Feb 2014 | Kala Krishna, Sean Dougherty, Veronica Frisancho