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  1. The Evaluation of Active Labour Market Policies

    The Evaluation of Active Labour Market Policies

    Edited by Jaap de Koning
    This book argues that active labour market policies are necessary to improve the position of the unemployed but have so far performed relatively poorly. The contributing authors seek ways to improve active labour market policy and consider three means of doing so: improving the quality by better targeting and by better-designed measures, more efficient implementation and delivery, and better performance by benchmarking the various implementation agencies involved. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  2. Redesigning the Welfare State

    Redesigning the Welfare State

    Hans-Werner Sinn, Christian Holzner, Wolfgang Meister, Wolfgang Ochel, Martin Werding
    Redesigning the Welfare State argues that the current high level of unemployment in Germany not only creates a major challenge for the German welfare state, but is to a good extent caused by the way the country's welfare system is designed. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  3. The Theory of International Trade and Unemployment

    The Theory of International Trade and Unemployment

    Paul Oslington
    In this book, Paul Oslington underlines the contradiction between the prominence of job losses in political conflict over trade liberalization, and trade economists usually working with full employment models. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  4. Labour Supply and Microsimulation

    Labour Supply and Microsimulation

    John Creedy, Guyonne Kalb
    This book provides a detailed introduction to behavioural tax microsimulation methods and reviews the use of such models for evaluating tax policy reforms. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  5. Labour Market Adjustments in Europe

    Labour Market Adjustments in Europe

    Edited by Julián Messina, Claudio Michelacci, Jarkko Turunen, Gylfi Zoega
    The group of contributors in this book come from academia and international organizations in Europe and the USA. They focus on trade unions, which affect real-wage flexibility and the provision of training to workers. They also concentrate on employment protection legislation, which discourages firms from firing old workers and also from hiring new ones. The structure of housing market imperfections that can greatly affect regional mobility is also discussed. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  6. Handbook on the Economics of Discrimination

    Handbook on the Economics of Discrimination

    Edited by William M. Rodgers III
    Discrimination’s dynamic nature means that no single theory, method, data or study should be relied upon to assess its magnitude, causes, or remedies. Despite some gains in our understanding, these remain active areas of debate among researchers, practitioners and policymakers. The specially commissioned papers in this volume, all by distinguished contributors, present the full range of issues related to this complex and challenging problem. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 212.00   Web: $ 190.80
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  7. Gender Divisions and Working Time in the New Economy

    Gender Divisions and Working Time in the New Economy

    Edited by Diane Perrons, Colette Fagan, Linda McDowell, Kath Ray, Kevin Ward
    Contemporary societies are characterised by new and more flexible working patterns, new family structures and widening social divisions. This book explores how these macro-level changes affect the micro organisation of daily life, with reference to working patterns and gender divisions in Northern and Western Europe and the United States. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  8. Economic Foundations of Injury and Death Damages

    Economic Foundations of Injury and Death Damages

    Edited by Roger T. Kaufman, James D. Rodgers, Gerald D. Martin
    This volume is a first-rate collection of classic articles covering all major aspects of calculating economic damages in injury and death cases. Selected by some of the foremost practitioners in the field, the 53 articles discuss the concepts, methodologies and reasoning used by forensic economists: they examine issues involving life and worklife expectancy, earnings and earnings capacity, fringe benefits, medical and personal care costs, taxes, discounting, personal consumption, household services, hedonic damages, and the relationship of forensic economics to ethics and the law. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 378.00   Web: $ 340.20
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  9. Money and Employment

    Money and Employment

    Peter Docherty
    Money and Employment examines the analytical role of money within classical, neoclassical and Keynesian theories of output and employment. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 178.00   Web: $ 160.20
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  10. Labour Supply and Incentives to Work in Europe

    Labour Supply and Incentives to Work in Europe

    Edited by Ramón Gómez-Salvador, Ana Lamo, Barbara Petrongolo, Melanie Ward, Etienne Wasmer
    Labour Supply and Incentives to Work in Europe highlights recent developments in the labour supply in Europe and gives a detailed assessment of their link with economic policies and labour market institutions. Despite major changes in European labour supply during the past few decades, the existing literature still lacks a comprehensive study of the relationship between labour supply and labour market institutions from a macro perspective. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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    2007   Paperback Price: $ 83.00   Web: $ 66.40
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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. The Economics of Affirmative Action

    The Economics of Affirmative Action

    Edited by Harry J. Holzer, David Neumark
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 385.00   Web: $ 346.50
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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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