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  1. Work Inequalities in the Crisis

    Work Inequalities in the Crisis

    Edited by Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead
    This book offers a unique combination of research, case studies and policy discussions. An assessment of national trends in 30 European countries precedes case studies of 14 of them, in which noted European specialists report on individual enterprises or sectors. The volume’s survey of national- and local-level policy solutions contributes to identifying those responses that strengthen economic competitiveness, preserve social cohesion and do not deepen inequalities. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 229.00   Web: $ 206.10
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  2. Maternal Employment and Child Health

    Maternal Employment and Child Health

    Yana van der Meulen Rodgers
    As women’s labor force participation has risen around the globe, scholarly and policy discourse on the ramifications of this employment growth has intensified. This book explores the links between maternal employment and child health using an international perspective that is grounded in economic theory and rigorous empirical methods. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  3. Measuring More than Money

    Measuring More than Money

    Rafael Muñoz de Bustillo, Enrique Fernández-Macías, José-Ignacio Antón, Fernando Esteve
    Job quality is a crucial link between the economy and well-being. This original book proves that it can and should be measured, proposing a theoretically based multidimensional ‘Index of Job Quality’ that is tested in the EU member States. The index proves particularly useful to measure the differences in job quality by country, occupation, gender and age. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  4. Population Aging and the Generational Economy

    Population Aging and the Generational Economy

    Edited by Ronald Lee, Andrew Mason
    Over coming decades, changes in population age structure will have profound implications for the macroeconomy, influencing economic growth, generational equity, human capital, saving and investment, and the sustainability of public and private transfer systems. How the future unfolds will depend on key actors in the generational economy: governments, families, financial institutions, and others. This path-breaking book provides a comprehensive analysis of the macroeconomic effects of changes in population age structure across the globe. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
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  5. Handbook on the Shadow Economy

    Handbook on the Shadow Economy

    Edited by Friedrich Schneider
    The shadow economy (also known as the black or underground economy) covers a vast array of trade, goods and services that are not part of the official economy of a country. This original and comprehensive Handbook presents the latest research on the size and development of the shadow economy, which remains an integral component of the economies of most developing and many developed countries. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 264.00   Web: $ 237.60
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  6. Ethnic Diversity in European Labor Markets

    Ethnic Diversity in European Labor Markets

    Edited by Martin Kahanec, Klaus F. Zimmermann
    This highly accessible book illustrates how policy makers can address and nurture the effects of growing ethnic diversity in European labor markets. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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  7. The Role of Collective Bargaining in the Global Economy

    The Role of Collective Bargaining in the Global Economy

    Edited by Susan Hayter
    This book examines the ways in which collective bargaining addresses a variety of workplace concerns in the context of today’s global economy. Globalization can contribute to growth and development, but as the recent financial crisis demonstrated, it also puts employment, earnings and labour standards at risk. This book examines the role that collective bargaining plays in ensuring that workers are able to obtain a fair share of the benefits arising from participation in the global economy and in providing a measure of security against the risk to employment and wages. It focuses on a commonly neglected side of the story and demonstrates the positive contribution that collective bargaining can make to both economic and social goals. The various contributions examine how this fundamental principle and right at work is realized in different countries and how its practice can be reinforced across borders. They highlight the numerous resulting challenges and the critically important role that governments play in rebalancing bargaining power in a global economy. The chapters are written in an accessible style and deal with practical subjects, including employment security, workplace change and productivity, and working time. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 151.00   Web: $ 135.90
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  8. The Political Economy of Wages and Unemployment

    The Political Economy of Wages and Unemployment

    William Oliver Coleman
    In this tightly argued work William Coleman explores the macroeconomic implications of politically based restraints on competition in labour markets. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  9. The Shape of the Division of Labour

    The Shape of the Division of Labour

    Edited by Robert M. Solow, Jean-Philippe Touffut
    How is work divided up in the household, within an industry, a nation or between continents? What are the dynamics of the division of labour? The wide-ranging contributions to this book explore these questions from technological, capital and political perspectives. They include in-depth studies of gender, the firm, countries’ economic specializations, ICTs, foreign direct investment and agriculture. In this book, ten distinguished contributors – economists, scholars and practitioners – take stock of the shape of the division of labour and provide useful policy recommendations. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  10. Fair Wages

    Fair Wages

    Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead
    Over the last decade the emergence of corporate social responsibility (CSR) has contributed towards better corporate governance by tackling such burning issues as child labour and basic human rights violations. However, as the author argues in this important new book, the time has now come to incorporate wage issues into CSR. Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead proposes a new methodology, the ‘Fair Wage’ approach, which should allow all CSR actors to make progress in this field through a coherent and comprehensive set of fair wage dimensions and indicators. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  11. Employment Protection Legislation

    Employment Protection Legislation

    Per Skedinger
    Employment protection legislation is one of the most controversial issues in the labour market. In this insightful book, Per Skedinger provides an overview of the design, evolution and research on the effects of employment protection legislation around the world. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  12. The Minimum Wage Revisited in the Enlarged EU

    The Minimum Wage Revisited in the Enlarged EU

    Edited by Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead
    This book provides in-depth and innovative analysis of the minimum wage in Europe. The authors explore its role and scope within the enlarged EU, and address the question of whether there should be harmonization between the individual member states or even a common EU minimum wage. They also examine the impact of the minimum wage at the national level, looking at trends and effects through case studies of specific policy issues and industrial sectors. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 197.00   Web: $ 177.30
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  13. The Labour Market Triangle

    The Labour Market Triangle

    Edited by Paul de Beer, Trudie Schils
    Currently, European governments are being challenged to find an optimal social policy strategy that fosters 'flexicurity’, whereby a flexible, well-functioning labour market is achieved, whilst protection for workers is maintained. This fascinating book presents an in-depth study of the particular combination of unemployment insurance, employment protection and active labour market policies prevalent in seven European countries. The editors explore the formal laws and regulations, as well as the administration and implementation of social policy, paying special attention to the role of the social partners. The country comparison shows that the combination of social policy instruments is important to labour market performance, but that multiple optimal mixes already seem to exist. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  14. The Integration of European Labour Markets

    The Integration of European Labour Markets

    Edited by Ewald Nowotny, Peter Mooslechner, Doris Ritzberger-Grünwald
    Combining both academic and practitioner perspectives, this book provides authoritative insights into the integration of European labour markets against the background of increasing international labour mobility. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  15. Work after Globalization

    Work after Globalization

    Guy Standing
    In this ground-breaking book, Guy Standing offers a new perspective on work and citizenship, rejecting the labourist orientation of the 20th century. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  16. The Economics of Productivity

    The Economics of Productivity

    Edited by Dale Jorgenson
    The contemporary framework for productivity measurement presented in this volume focuses on the impact of information technology on economic growth. The remarkable behavior of information technology prices provides the key to the resurgence of productivity growth in the USA and the world economy. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 434.00   Web: $ 390.60
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  17. Population Ageing, Pensions and Growth

    Population Ageing, Pensions and Growth

    John Creedy, Ross Guest
    This highly topical book explores key issues in evaluating the long-run implications of population ageing for pensions, taxation, intergenerational equity and social welfare. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  18. Education and Inequality Across Europe

    Education and Inequality Across Europe

    Edited by Peter Dolton, Rita Asplund, Erling Barth
    The relationship between education and income inequality is of fundamental importance. In this book, an international group of renowned contributors focus on patterns of inequality and their relationship to education using recent data from European countries. The fresh and unique research deals with important topics such as: wage and education inequality, differences in earnings related to gender, the role of labour market institutions, demographic and cohort effects on inequality, intergenerational education and income mobility, the extent of ‘overeducation’ and job and life satisfaction inequality. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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  19. Taxing the Working Poor

    Taxing the Working Poor

    Achim Kemmerling
    In most industrialized countries the tax burden of poor people has increased dramatically over the last few decades. This book analyses both the political origins of this increase and its consequences for the labour market. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  20. Migration and Human Capital

    Migration and Human Capital

    Edited by Jacques Poot, Brigitte Waldorf, Leo van Wissen
    Throughout the world, migration is an increasingly important and diverse component of population change, both at national and sub-national levels. Migration impacts on the distribution of knowledge and generates externalities and spillover effects. This book focuses on recent models and methods for analysing and forecasting migration, as well as on the basic trends, driving factors and institutional settings behind migration processes. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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