Employment Impact of Innovation: Evidence and Policy (Routledge
Modern World Economy, 23) by M. Vivarelli (Library Binding - Jun 5, 2000). Routledge; 1
edition (June 5, 2000).
The diffusion of information and communication
technologies is rapidly changing the structure of advanced economies and the fear of mass
technological unemployment has emerged. This book addresses this controversy. Information
Fragmenting Work: Blurring
Organizational Boundaries and Disordering Hierarchies by Mick Marchington,
Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Hugh Willmott (Hardcover
- Dec 2, 2004). Oxford University Press, USA (December 2, 2004).
This major new book examines the way in which
employment is managed across organizational boundaries. It analyses how public-private
partnerships, franchises, agencies and other forms of inter-firm contractual relations
impact on work and employment and the experiences of those working in these increasingly
significant forms of organization. it draws upon research undertaken in eight separate
networks comprising over 50 organizations to explore the fragmentating effects of
contemporary changes in the organization of work and employment relationships. Information
Full Employment Abandoned:
Shifting Sands and Policy Failures by William Mitchell and Joan Muysken (Hardcover - May 30, 2008). Edward Elgar
Publishing (May 30, 2008).
The authors contend that neo-liberal
governments now consider unemployment to be an individual problem rather than a reflection
of systemic policy failure and that they are content to use unemployment as a policy
instrument to control inflation and coerce the unemployed with work tests and compliance
programmes rather than provide sufficient employment. They present a comprehensive
theoretical and empirical critique of this policy approach, with a refreshing new
framework for understanding modern monetary economies. Information
Globalization and Labour in
the Asia Pacific (Studies in Asia Pacific
Business) by Chris Rowley
(Hardcover - Sep 1, 2000).
RoutledgeCurzon; 1 edition (September 1, 2000).
Globalization and labour market deregulation
have had an impact on employment and workers, and brought pressure to bear on trade
unions. This study looks at the challenges of globalization and deregulation, and possible
responses to them in a variety of ways. It covers economies with a range of diverse
socio-political backgrounds, systems and structures. It casts light on patterns and
differentiations, makes international comparisons, explores gains and losses and gives an
overall picture. Information
Growth, Unemployment and
Deindustrialization by Henri L. F. De Groot (Hardcover - 2000). Edward Elgar Pub; 1 Ed edition
The sectoral composition of economies is
fundamental to the understanding of growth, unemployment and the relative performance of
nations. Henri de Groot models the relationship between these four factors from a single
theoretical perspective in order to determine the foundations of the wealth of nations. Information
International Labor Mobility: Unemployment and
Increasing Returns to Scale
(Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy) by Bharati Basu (Hardcover -
May 10, 2004). Routledge; 1 edition (May 10, 2004).
Analyzes the implications of migration for the
levels of unemployment and distinguishes between unemployment and that which can be
generated by a particular behavior of employers or workers. Information
Monetary Policy and
Unemployment: The US, Euro-area and Japan (Routledge International
Studies in Money and Banking) by Willi Semmler (Hardcover - April 7, 2005). Routledge; 1 edition
(April 7, 2005).
One of the main aims of the conference was to
discuss what potential role monetary policy has on economic activity and unemployment
reduction in three key currency zones - the United States, European Union and Japan. Information
Taxes and Unemployment:
Collective Bargaining and Efficiency Wage Models by Laszlo
Goerke (Hardcover - Jan 15, 2002).
Springer; 1st edition (January 15, 2002).
Unemployment remains a major problem for
economic policy at the beginning of the millennium. Taxes
and Unemployment investigates how tax policy affects labor market outcomes in
industrialized countries and to what extent it can be used to combat unemployment. In
particular, the wage and employment consequences of tax rate variations, the impact of
changes in tax progression and of comprehensive tax reforms are analyzed. Information
The Economics of
(The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics series) by P. N.
Junankar (Hardcover - Jan 2001). Edward Elgar Publishing (January 2001).
This comprehensive four volume collection of
previously published papers sets out to examine the most important issues in the study of
unemployment-its causes, consequences and policies designed to tackle the problem. Information
Political Economy of Labour Market Institutions (Hardcover) by
Gilles Saint-Paul. Oxford University Press, USA (November 30, 2000).
book ascribes a central role to the existence of underlying microeconomic frictions and to
redistributive pressures between rich and poor, and shows how these ingredients may give
rise to labour market rents, which in turn explain why a coherent set of rigidities arise
as the outcome of the political process. Information
Towards a Flexible
Labour Market: Labour Legislation and Regulation since the 1990s (Oxford
Monographs on Labour Law) by
Paul Davies and Mark Freedland (Hardcover
- May 10, 2007). Oxford University Press, USA (May 10, 2007).
as its starting point the authors' earlier work on Labour Legislation and Public Policy,
this book provides a detailed account and critical analysis of British labor legislation
and labor market regulation since the early 1990s. Referring back to the earlier history,
and filling in the gaps in the early and mid-1990s, the work concentrates mainly on the
legislation and policy measures in the employment sphere of the New Labour governments
which have been in power since 1997, placing those developments in the context of the
relevant aspects of European Community law. Information
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