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  1. Technology and the Decline in Demand for Unskilled Labour

    Technology and the Decline in Demand for Unskilled Labour

    Mark Sanders
    The position of low skilled workers in the labour market has deteriorated significantly over the past three decades. What has caused this deterioration in low skilled labour demand and what can explain the different labour market responses throughout the OECD? Mark Sanders addresses these questions and evaluates proposed policies to improve upon the present situation and prevent further deterioration in the future. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  2. The European Social Model

    The European Social Model

    Nick Adnett, Stephen Hardy
    This timely book explores the development of the European Social Model and questions whether the relatively high level of social protection provided, both in terms of social welfare provision and in the creation of workers’ rights and employment regulation, is sustainable. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  3. International Handbook on the Economics of Education

    International Handbook on the Economics of Education

    Edited by Geraint Johnes, Jill Johnes
    This major Handbook comprehensively surveys the rapidly growing field of the economics of education. It is unique in that it comprises original contributions on an exceptional range of topics from a review of human capital, signalling and screening models, to consideration of issues such as educational externalities and economic growth, funding models, determinants of educational success, the educational production function, educational standards and efficiency measurement. Labour market issues such as the market for teachers and the transition of students from school to work are also explored. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 370.00   Web: $ 333.00
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  4. Work, Family and Childcare

    Work, Family and Childcare

    Joris Ghysels
    Work, Family and Childcare studies the joint decisions made by parents regarding the time they allocate to paid employment and childcare. Extensive cross-national data is analysed from three countries that represent the diversity of European households: Belgium, Denmark and Spain. The book compares and contrasts the results and draws out important implications for European social policy. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  5. Full Employment and Price Stability

    Full Employment and Price Stability

    Edited by William S. Vickrey, Mathew Forstater, Pavlina R. Tcherneva
    Collecting Nobel Laureate William S. Vickrey’s articles on macroeconomic theory and policy written towards the end of his career, this volume demonstrates his enduring commitment to full employment and price stability, and his rejection of conventional macroeconomic theorizing. William Vickrey never lost hope that sensible macroeconomic policy could be understood and implemented, a faith inspired by his humanistic vision of a better world for all and his belief that common sense would ultimately prevail. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  6. The Rise of Unemployment in Europe

    The Rise of Unemployment in Europe

    Engelbert Stockhammer
    This book offers a long overdue and refreshing Keynesian approach to the rise of European unemployment. It critically discusses the NAIRU theory and presents econometric evidence to assess the relative importance of capital investment and labor market institutions. The author also explores the reasons for the slowdown in capital accumulation, and is able to establish a clear link between changes in the financial sector, changes in corporate governance and investment expenditures. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  7. The Economics of Affirmative Action

    The Economics of Affirmative Action

    Edited by Harry J. Holzer, David Neumark
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 360.00   Web: $ 324.00
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  8. Welfare for the Unemployed in Britain and Germany

    Welfare for the Unemployed in Britain and Germany

    Frances McGinnity
    In recent decades, the problem of unemployment has generated fierce political and academic discussion on how national governments should address this issue. This book sheds light on a key debate in unemployment policy – that of whether unemployment benefits should be insurance-based or means-tested. It carefully compares the impact of the British and German benefit systems on poverty, the duration of unemployment and the spread of workless households during the 1990s. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  9. Worker Displacement in the US/Mexico Border Region

    Worker Displacement in the US/Mexico Border Region

    Edited by José A. Pagán
    Worker Displacement in the US/Mexico Border Region provides a comprehensive analysis of the social and economic impact of worker displacement in border communities. The contributors – experts from a variety of fields – evaluate the consequences of displacement on individuals, families and communities from various interdisciplinary perspectives. Issues that arise as a result of job displacement, such as health, training and education, are explored in-depth. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  10. Personnel Economics

    Personnel Economics

    Edited by Edward P. Lazear, Robert McNabb
    Over the past twenty years or so there has been a marked increase in the study of personnel issues by labour economists. These studies have explored such topics as incentives, compensation methods, human resource strategies and institutional structures, and have provided an insightful empirical literature rich in the creative use of new data. In these two volumes, the editors bring together many of the theoretical papers which were key in establishing personnel economics as a discipline within economics, as well as a selection of empirical studies which have been important in developing an understanding of the economics of human resource issues. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 495.00   Web: $ 445.50
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  11. Human Capital Over the Life Cycle

    Human Capital Over the Life Cycle

    Edited by Catherine Sofer
    Human Capital Over the Life Cycle synthesises comparative research on the processes of human capital formation in the areas of education and training in Europe, in relation to the labour market. The book proposes that one of the most important challenges faced by Europe today is to understand the link between education and training on the one hand and economic and social inequality on the other. The authors focus the analysis on three main aspects of the links between education and social inequality: educational inequality, differences in access to labour markets and differences in lifelong earnings and training. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  12. Overeducation in Europe

    Overeducation in Europe

    Edited by Felix Büchel, Andries de Grip, Antje Mertens
    Overeducation is one of the most important mechanisms for labour market adjustment when there is an excess supply of highly skilled workers. However, there is much debate about the consequences of this phenomena and the short- and long-term effects for both the overeducated worker and the economy as a whole. This book contributes to our understanding of recent developments in the research on overeducation by providing a detailed overview of the pertinent theoretical and policy issues. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  13. International Handbook of Trade Unions

    International Handbook of Trade Unions

    Edited by John T. Addison, Claus Schnabel
    This Handbook is an authoritative and invaluable reference tool, uniquely analysing the forces governing unionism, union behaviour and union impact from a variety of perspectives, both theoretical and empirical. The 14 chapters are written in an accessible style by acknowledged leading specialists from the fields of economics and industrial relations. They offer a truly international perspective on this important subject. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 300.00   Web: $ 270.00
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  14. Culture and the Labour Market

    Culture and the Labour Market

    Siobhan Austen
    Culture and the Labour Market attempts to define the meaning of culture and the nature of its possible consequences on economic processes and outcomes. In particular, the book examines alternative theoretical and empirical approaches to the economic analysis of cultural effects in the labour market. Using extensive new data from fourteen countries, the author finds tangible evidence of substantial cross-cultural differences in beliefs about wage inequality. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  15. Incentives to Improve Education

    Incentives to Improve Education

    Robert McMeekin
    Incentives to Improve Education identifies three categories of incentives: rewards, (financial rewards for teachers), competition (educational choice, often in the form of payment for education by voucher) and threats (introduction of external standards and accountability for performance). Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  16. The Social Dimensions of Employment

    The Social Dimensions of Employment

    Edited by Antonio Argandoña, Jordi Gual
    The contributions to this timely volume explore the social implications of labour market reforms, and assess the complex relationship between the economic and non-economic aspects of labour institutions. The authors ascertain that labour market systems have important social dimensions, including social benefits and effects on psychological well-being and on social relationships. They go on to argue that the evaluation of reforms should take into consideration this social impact. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  17. Microsimulation Modelling of Taxation and the Labour Market

    Microsimulation Modelling of Taxation and the Labour Market

    John Creedy, Alan S. Duncan, Mark Harris, Rosanna Scutella
    Microsimulation Modelling of Taxation and the Labour Market reports new research on behavioural microsimulation modelling of tax and transfer systems. Its aims are twofold. Firstly, the book discusses the rationale for the basic modelling approach adopted and provides information on econometric methods used to estimate behavioural relationships. Secondly, it describes the Melbourne Institute Tax and Transfer Simulator (MITTS) in detail, explaining its main features, installation and use. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  18. Nonlinear Models, Labour Markets and Exchange

    Nonlinear Models, Labour Markets and Exchange

    John Creedy
    Nonlinear Models, Labour Markets and Exchange offers a number of broad introductory surveys in the areas of nonlinear modelling, labour economics and the economic analysis of exchange. This collection of articles consists largely of recently published refereed papers. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  19. Essays in Economic Theory, Growth and Labor Markets

    Essays in Economic Theory, Growth and Labor Markets

    Edited by George Bitros, Yannis Katsoulacos
    The distinguished contributors in this volume provide a variety of essays, which are written in honor of Emmanuel Drandakis. These essays fall into four uniform areas of economics: economic growth, general equilibrium, labor economics and game theory and applications. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  20. The Economics of Labor Unions

    The Economics of Labor Unions

    Edited by Alison L. Booth
    This comprehensive collection brings together an impressive range of papers on the economics of labor unions. Some of these are classics, and others are less well known – included because they cover significant but under-researched areas, or because they raise interesting questions that as yet remain unanswered. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 580.00   Web: $ 522.00
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