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  1. Institutions and Wage Formation in the New Europe

    Institutions and Wage Formation in the New Europe

    Edited by Gabriel Fagan, Francesco Paolo Mongelli, Julian Morgan
    Institutions and Wage Formation in the New Europe addresses the role played by institutions in European wage formation with a focus on EMU and institutional change in labour markets. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  2. 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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  3. 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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    2005   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  4. Regulating Working-Time Transitions in Europe

    Regulating Working-Time Transitions in Europe

    Edited by Jacqueline O’Reilly
    This book provides an overview of the institutional arrangements affecting labour market transitions through different working-time arrangements in seven European countries. It examines the extent to which social integration through transitional labour markets is possible, assesses the effects of labour market transitions, and prescribes improvements, with the aim of preventing the development of social exclusion from paid employment. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  5. Contingent Employment in Europe and the United States

    Contingent Employment in Europe and the United States

    Edited by Ola Bergström, Donald Storrie
    Contingent Employment in Europe and the United States examines the developments in labour markets in advanced economies in the 21st century, as regards contingent employment. This is defined as employment relationships that can be terminated with minimal costs within a predetermined period of time. This includes fixed-term contracts, temporary agency work and self-employment. Contingent employment has been the subject of much legislative activity in the last decade, at both the national and European level. Temporary agency work, in particular, has recently been extensively deregulated in most European countries and currently we await the fate of a proposed EU directive on agency work. The book is therefore highly topical. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Forecasting Labour Markets in OECD Countries

    Forecasting Labour Markets in OECD Countries

    Edited by Michael Neugart, Klaus Schömann
    This book offers a wide-ranging overview of the state of labour market forecasting in selected OECD countries. Besides presenting forecasting models, the contributions provide an introduction to past experiences of forecasting, highlight the requirements for building appropriate data sets and present the most up-to-date forecasts available. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 164.00   Web: $ 147.60
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  9. Global Skill Shortages

    Global Skill Shortages

    Malcolm S. Cohen, Mahmood A. Zaidi
    As the world entered the twenty-first century, global skill shortages in many occupations were evident throughout the world. While these were mitigated by a global recession, there is no generally agreed upon method for measuring these shortages. This book discusses various theories for measurement. Using data collected from 19 developed countries in North and Latin America, Europe, and the Pacific region, the authors explore various aspects of skilled labor shortages, develop a methodology of measuring shortages by occupation, and provide estimates of the likelihood of the occurrence of such shortages. They develop labor market indicators which measure the degree of shortage or surplus in different occupations. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  10. Education, Training and Employment Dynamics

    Education, Training and Employment Dynamics

    Edited by Klaus Schömann, Philip J. O’Connell
    Education and training are of critical importance to individual employment prospects. This book questions whether the policies that govern education, training and employment actually facilitate or inhibit social integration. The authors analyse initial entry into the labour market and subsequent movements between employers, and explore links between education, training and the labour market. The book argues that although education is a good predictor of labour market integration and employment potential, and despite political efforts, social background nevertheless remains influential. The importance of continued training to improve opportunities for promotion is also demonstrated. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  11. The Dynamics of Full Employment

    The Dynamics of Full Employment

    Edited by Günther Schmid, Bernard Gazier
    Persistent unemployment is recognised as one of the main mechanisms of social and political exclusion. The Dynamics of Full Employment provides a new and fresh approach to the question of full employment in contemporary society. It offers an internationally comparative, interdisciplinary approach to the dynamics of full employment and views the labour market not only as an economic institution, but as a social one. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 188.00   Web: $ 169.20
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  12. Labour Markets, Gender and Institutional Change

    Labour Markets, Gender and Institutional Change

    Edited by Hugh Mosley, Jacqueline O’Reilly
    The original essays in this book have been written by a number of leading international experts in the field of labour market studies to honour the intellectual contribution and lifetime achievement of Günther Schmid. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 181.00   Web: $ 162.90
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  13. Strategy, Organization and the Changing Nature of Work

    Strategy, Organization and the Changing Nature of Work

    Edited by Jordi Gual, Joan E. Ricart
    New technologies, global markets and increased competitive pressures mean that companies are having to reinvent themselves, reappraise their competitive strategies and rethink the ways in which they organize business activities. This timely book illustrates how changes in strategy can translate into organizational changes within the firm itself and can influence the relationship between the firm and their employees and collaborators. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  14. Labour Market Policy and Unemployment

    Labour Market Policy and Unemployment

    Edited by Jaap de Koning, Hugh Mosley
    This book examines the effectiveness of active labour market policies and their contribution to the prevention of social exclusion. The evaluation studies reported in this volume focus on two aspects of active labour market policies that have been relatively neglected in previous research and merit special attention. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  15. European Working Lives

    European Working Lives

    Edited by Steve Jeffreys, Frederik M. Beyer, Christer Thörnqvist
    The contributors examine global trends such as the decentralisation of industrial relations and the revival of neo-liberalism, and discuss them from a theoretical and empirical perspective. They go on to argue that these global trends can really only exist in nationally specific contexts and focus on the changing roles of trade union and labour movements in representing workers’ interests. They trace the emergence of new European institutional and political dimensions of working, and attempt to answer the question of how converged, diverged or revised European working practices have become. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  16. Working-Time Changes

    Working-Time Changes

    Edited by Jacqueline O’Reilly, Inmaculada Cebrián, Michel Lallement
    Drawing on both quantitative longitudinal panel study data and qualitative case study material, the authors (whose expertise is drawn from the fields of economics, sociology and law) provide an original perspective on the nature and implications of Transitional Labour Markets in Spain, Sweden, Ireland, Britain, Germany, France and The Netherlands. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 178.00   Web: $ 160.20
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  17. Preventing Unemployment in Europe

    Preventing Unemployment in Europe

    Edited by Paul Klemmer, Rüdiger Wink
    Preventing Unemployment in Europe is an interdisciplinary volume offering an effective and authoritative contribution to the ongoing debate concerning the utility of preventive labour market policies. Positive labour market performance is discussed from a European perspective and analysed against the background of transferability in an era of increasing globalisation of markets. Concentrating particularly on the role of corporatist and market processes, the book focuses on the effects of preventive unemployment through the comparison of innovative and flexible policy solutions. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  18. Policy Measures for Low-Wage Employment in Europe

    Policy Measures for Low-Wage Employment in Europe

    Edited by Wiemer Salverda, Claudio Lucifora, Brian Nolan
    Policy Measures for Low-Wage Employment in Europe is a focused and up-to-date set of studies highlighting several important new findings. The book considers in-depth policy measures in the areas of taxation, benefits and employer subsidies aimed at the low-skilled and illustrates the limitations of short-term solutions. The policy debate is extended to encompass the role of product demand related to low-paid, low-skilled work and to the functioning of the labour market. In particular, the study investigates the role of job satisfaction and turn over in two major low-paying sectors – the retail trade and the hotel industry. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  19. The Formation of a Labour Market in Russia

    The Formation of a Labour Market in Russia

    Simon Clarke
    The Russian labour market has been hailed by some economists as being ‘perfectly flexible’ because Russia has achieved enormous employment restructuring with minimal unemployment, and by others as plagued by rigidities since pay structures have been frozen, inequality has increased and job creation has been negligible. Such disagreements reflect both the lack of serious research on the formation of a labour market in Russia and the lack of theoretical agreement as to what constitutes a labour market. Learn More
    1999   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  20. Globalization and Labour Relations

    Globalization and Labour Relations

    Edited by Peter Leisink
    This important book presents an in-depth analysis of the neo-liberal viewpoint on globalization and its impact on labour relations. The policies of states and multinational corporations as well as their effects are analysed from the perspectives of international political economy, institutional economics, cultural studies and industrial relations. Learn More
    1999   Hardback Price: $ 141.00   Web: $ 126.90
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