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Employment Impact of Innovation: Evidence and Policy
(Routledge Research in 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 (2000).
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 Unemployment (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 

The Political Economy of Labour Market Institutions (Hardcover) by Gilles Saint-Paul. Oxford University Press, USA (November 30, 2000).

The 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).

Taking 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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