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Labour economics books

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International Labor Mobility to and from Taiwan by Yumiko Nakahara International Labor Mobility to and from Taiwan

This book is the first to cover the research of whole aspects of international mobility to and from Taiwan of both skilled and unskilled workers. The migration of skilled workers is a field that has not been well researched, although...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/09/2017

Trade and the Labor Market Effect on Wage Inequality in Japan by Kojiro Sakurai Trade and the Labor Market Effect on Wage Inequality in Japan

This book presents an integrated overview and evidence, taking Japan as an example, on how international trade, especially with developing countries, affects labor market in developed countries, which has been keenly debated among international and labor economists since the late...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Employment Location in Regional Economic Planning A Case Study of the West Midlands by G. M. Lomas Employment Location in Regional Economic Planning A Case Study of the West Midlands

Originally published in 1970. During the times of planned population movements and new towns, with a growing interest in specifically regional policies by government, this book considers the problems of development within regions. It presents research on the facts and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

Labor Economics Principles in Practice by Dr. Kenneth J. McLaughlin Labor Economics Principles in Practice

Labor Economics: Principles in Practice provides a concise, tightly integrated, and engaging exploration of labor economics. Focusing on core principles and immersing students in real data from the Current Population Survey (CPS), Ken McLaughlin lays out a clear analytical framework...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Evidence-Based Policy Making in Labor Economics The Iza World of Labor Guide 2017 by Daniel S Hamermesh Evidence-Based Policy Making in Labor Economics The Iza World of Labor Guide 2017

Evidence-based Policy Making in Labor Economics distills and condenses the best thinking and research on labor economic issues to enable decision makers make better informed policy decisions. Written by well-known labor economists worldwide, research findings on key policy issues are...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Aspirational Revolution The Purpose-Driven Economy by Michael, PhD Taillard Aspirational Revolution The Purpose-Driven Economy
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This book illustrates how global economic progress has reached its upper limit under the current economic paradigm, and how the next major revolution in global progress will rely on our ability to tap into the collective knowledge of the everyday...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/09/2017

Sewing Hope How One Factory Challenges the Apparel Industry? s Sweatshops by Sarah Adler-Milstein, John M. Kline Sewing Hope How One Factory Challenges the Apparel Industry? s Sweatshops
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Sewing Hope offers the first account of a bold challenge to apparel-industry sweatshops. The Alta Gracia factory in the Dominican Republic is the anti-sweatshop. It boasts a living wage three times the legal minimum, high health and safety standards, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Sewing Hope How One Factory Challenges the Apparel Industry? s Sweatshops by Sarah Adler-Milstein, John M. Kline Sewing Hope How One Factory Challenges the Apparel Industry? s Sweatshops
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Sewing Hope offers the first account of a bold challenge to apparel-industry sweatshops. The Alta Gracia factory in the Dominican Republic is the anti-sweatshop. It boasts a living wage three times the legal minimum, high health and safety standards, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Agency at Work An Agentic Perspective on Professional Learning and Development by Dr. Michael Goller Agency at Work An Agentic Perspective on Professional Learning and Development

The present book collects, integrates, and discusses the range of perspectives and discourses on agency at work. In addition, the book compiles the empirical research that has been generated by various perspectives. The chapters deal with the relationship between (a)...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

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Welfare State and Democracy in Crisis Reforming the European Model by Theodore Pelagidis Welfare State and Democracy in Crisis Reforming the European Model

This title was first published in 2001. Investigating the consequences of restrictive austerity policies and the downsizing of the welfare state this edited collection reflects on possible ways out by analyzing economic developments, social conflicts, legal forms and the prevailing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

European Works Councils Development, Types and Networking by Wolfgang Lecher, Hans-Wolfgang Platzer European Works Councils Development, Types and Networking
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This title was first published in 2001. The emergence of the European Works Councils (EWCs) is one of the most important developments in international industrial relations and the most significant intervention by the European Union in the industrial relations field....
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

European Labour Relations Common Features by Gyorgy Szell European Labour Relations Common Features

With the increasing economic, political and social integration in Europe, there has been a fundamental change in labour and industrial relations. Not only in the Japanese and American challenges in the triad competition under the slogan of 'Lean Management' but...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Trajectories of Neoliberal Transformation European Industrial Relations Since the 1970s by Lucio Baccaro, Chris Howell Trajectories of Neoliberal Transformation European Industrial Relations Since the 1970s
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This book argues that liberalization of industrial relations has been a universal tendency among European countries over the last thirty-five years.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Trajectories of Neoliberal Transformation European Industrial Relations Since the 1970s by Lucio Baccaro, Chris Howell Trajectories of Neoliberal Transformation European Industrial Relations Since the 1970s
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This book argues that liberalization of industrial relations has been a universal tendency among European countries over the last thirty-five years.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

European Labour Relations Common Features by Gyorgy Szell European Labour Relations Common Features

This title was first published in 2001. With the increasing economic, political and social integration in Europe, there has been a fundamental change in labour and industrial relations. Not only in the Japanese and American challenges in the triad competition...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Workers' Control by Ernie Roberts Workers' Control

This book, first published in 1973, sets out the reason why workers' control is the necessary alternative to the present system. It describes the struggle of the workers through their organizations to achieve a greater control over their lives; and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Profit-Sharing and Industrial Co-Partnership in British Industry, 1880-1920 Class Conflict or Class Collaboration? by Jihang Park Profit-Sharing and Industrial Co-Partnership in British Industry, 1880-1920 Class Conflict or Class Collaboration?

In this title, first published in 1987, the author discusses the economic and industrial circumstances in Britain under which profit-sharing and co-partnership came into being. He explores the merits and drawbacks of the system as both advocates and opponents saw...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Workers' Participation in Industry by Michael Poole Workers' Participation in Industry

First published in 1975, Workers' Participation in Industry provides a fresh perspective on a highly significant issue. Its principal argument is that developments in workers' participation and control cannot be satisfactorily understood except by reference to broader questions concerning the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

The Economics of Workers' Management A Yugoslav Case Study by Jan Vanek The Economics of Workers' Management A Yugoslav Case Study

The object of this study, originally published in 1972, consists in developing, against the background of Yugoslav theory and practice, a general theory of the behaviour of economic productive units (the enterprises), managed by those who work therein (the workers...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Young People and the Labour Market A Comparative Perspective by Floro Ernesto Caroleo Young People and the Labour Market A Comparative Perspective

This book explores the condition of young people in the labour market. Youth are a vulnerable category of workers, finding themselves in a delicate phase of their working life: the first entry in the labour market. In many European countries,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2017

The Struggle for Workers' Health by Ray H. Elling The Struggle for Workers' Health

To better understand how strong worker protection systems differ from weak ones, this volume reports and interprets a study carried out in six nations-Sweden, Finland, The German Democratic Republic, The Federal Republic of Germany, The United Kingdom of Great Britain...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Employment, Hours, and Earnings 2017 States and Areas by Mary Meghan Ryan Employment, Hours, and Earnings 2017 States and Areas

This reference is a consolidated wealth of employment information, providing monthly and annual data on hours worked and earnings made by industry across America including figures and summary information spanning years several years.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Employment, Wage and Productivity Labour Market Institutions in Democratic and Decentralized Indonesia by M. Tadjoeddin, Anis Chowdhury Employment, Wage and Productivity Labour Market Institutions in Democratic and Decentralized Indonesia
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Format: Hardback - Released: 06/12/2017

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Merchants of Labor Recruiters and International Labor Migration by Philip (Professor Emeritus, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis) Martin Merchants of Labor Recruiters and International Labor Migration
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Some 10 million migrant workers cross national borders each year. This book examines the businesses that move low-skilled workers, explaining recruitment, remuneration and retention, and showing how national borders increase recruitment costs. Tackling the often murky world of labor migration,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/08/2017

Age Diversity in the Workplace An Organizational Perspective by Miguel R. Olivas-Lujan Age Diversity in the Workplace An Organizational Perspective

The volume is divided into two parts. Contributions in the first section raise questions about the meanings of age and age diversity, as well as how and when age matters in organisations. The second part of the book examines the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Contracts and Pay Work in London Construction 1660-1785 by Judy Stephenson Contracts and Pay Work in London Construction 1660-1785

This book presents a new economic history of London construction in the early modern period. Drawing on extensive archival material from key sites such as St Paul's Cathedral and London Bridge, it describes the organization of contracts and work on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

Measuring Multidimensional Poverty and Deprivation Incidence and Determinants in Developed Countries by Roger White Measuring Multidimensional Poverty and Deprivation Incidence and Determinants in Developed Countries

This edited collection provides a comprehensive examination of multidimensional poverty for a wide variety of economies and societies, with a general focus on multidimensional poverty in developed countries, where poverty is often overlooked. Arguing that income- and consumption-based poverty measures...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Modern Labor Economics Theory and Public Policy (International Student Edition) by Ronald G. (Cornell University, USA) Ehrenberg, Robert S. (Cornell University, USA) Smith Modern Labor Economics Theory and Public Policy (International Student Edition)
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Modern Labor Economics: Theory and Public Policy, now in its thirteenth edition, continues to be the leading text for one-semester courses in labor economics at the undergraduate and graduate levels. It offers a thorough overview of the modern theory of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/07/2017

Modern Labor Economics Theory and Public Policy by Ronald G. (Cornell University, USA) Ehrenberg, Robert S. (Cornell University, USA) Smith Modern Labor Economics Theory and Public Policy
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Revised edition of the authors' Modern labor economics, [2015]
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Domestic Workers of the World Unite! A Global Movement for Dignity and Human Rights by Jennifer N. Fish Domestic Workers of the World Unite! A Global Movement for Dignity and Human Rights

From grassroots to global activism, the untold story of the world's first domestic workers' movement. Domestic workers exist on the margins of the world labor market. Maids, nannies, housekeepers, au pairs, and other care workers are most often `off the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/07/2017

Domestic Workers of the World Unite! A Global Movement for Dignity and Human Rights by Jennifer N. Fish Domestic Workers of the World Unite! A Global Movement for Dignity and Human Rights

From grassroots to global activism, the untold story of the world's first domestic workers' movement. Domestic workers exist on the margins of the world labor market. Maids, nannies, housekeepers, au pairs, and other care workers are most often `off the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/07/2017

Contributions To The Economics Of International Labor Standards by Arnab K. Basu Contributions To The Economics Of International Labor Standards

As global production has become dispersed worldwide, so have concerns for the plight of workers employed in the world factory. Standard economic intuitions prescribe sharp tradeoffs between the worker-level benefits that a job confers, and the number of such jobs...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/07/2017

The Politics of Labour Reform in Latin American Countries by Leonardo Mello E. Silva The Politics of Labour Reform in Latin American Countries

This important book draws on extensive research to chart the development of labour reform policies throughout Latin America. Using case studies including Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Chile and Uruguay the book explores the impact of globalisation and a neo liberal agenda...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

Technological Change, Rationalisation and Industrial Relations by Otto Jacobi Technological Change, Rationalisation and Industrial Relations

Originally published in 1986 the first part of this book outlines some of the general problems of technological change and labour relations. It discusses the politics of rationalisation and of industrialisation in the car industry by examining case studies of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2017

Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics 2017 Employment, Earnings, Prices, Productivity, and Other Labor Data by Mary Meghan Ryan Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics 2017 Employment, Earnings, Prices, Productivity, and Other Labor Data

The Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics: Employment, Earnings, Prices, Productivity, and Other Labor Data continues and enhances the Bureau of Labor Statistics's (BLS) discontinued publication, Labor Statistics. It brings authoritative data from the BLS and other government agencies together into...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Employment Relations in Financial Services An Exploration of the Employee Experience After the Financial Crash by Professor Gregor Gall Employment Relations in Financial Services An Exploration of the Employee Experience After the Financial Crash

This book describes and analyses the impact of the 2007-2008 financial crisis upon the working conditions of employees in the financial services sector in Britain. It tells the story of workers being made to pay the price for a crisis...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/06/2017

The Manpower Problem in Kuwait by Shamlan Y Alessa The Manpower Problem in Kuwait

The period since the Second World War saw a spectacular transformation of the Kuwaiti economy, making it one of the world's major oil states with one of the highest per capita incomes. This rapid transformation, however, has brought with it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/06/2017

Sharing in the Company Determinants, Processes and Outcomes of Employee Participation by Takao Kato Sharing in the Company Determinants, Processes and Outcomes of Employee Participation

Volume 17 of Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory and Labor-Managed Firms provides detailed analysis on standard econometric studies to new institutional economics to behavioral economics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/06/2017

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