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Employment & unemployment books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Employment & unemployment category. Presented with a red border are the Employment & unemployment books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Unemployment and Inflation Institutionalist and Structuralist Views by Michael J. Piore Unemployment and Inflation Institutionalist and Structuralist Views

Originally published in 1979, this reader presents an industrialist view of the labour market and economics as they stood at the time in the United States. The essays collated aim to answer macroeconomic questions on this topic as well as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/01/2018

Reconstructing retirement Work and welfare in the UK and USA by David Lain Reconstructing retirement Work and welfare in the UK and USA

This assessment of the prospects for work and retirement at age 65-plus in the UK and US is essential reading for researchers, students and practitioners interested in the late careers and the future of retirement.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Human Capital Decay And Persistence A Simulation Estimation Approach To German Unemployment by Martin Muhleisen Human Capital Decay And Persistence A Simulation Estimation Approach To German Unemployment


Format: Paperback - Released: 20/12/2017

European Youth Labour Markets Problems and Policies by Miguel Angel Malo European Youth Labour Markets Problems and Policies

This timely analysis examines the complex state of youth unemployment across Europe and offers cogent policy suggestions for addressing this longstanding societal problem. The findings reveal numerous national and regional factors affecting youth joblessness-not only market and economic challenges, but...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/11/2017

Graduate Work Skills, Credentials, Careers, and Labour Markets by Gerbrand (Senior Lecturer in Sociology, City, University of London) Tholen Graduate Work Skills, Credentials, Careers, and Labour Markets
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This book examines the nature of work that graduates perform as well as the labour market for graduates. It examines existing assumptions we have on the nature of graduate labour, arguing the work of graduates is not necessarily defined by...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Spanish Sociedades Laborales-Activating the Unemployed A Potential New EU Active Labour Market Policy Instrument by Jens Lowitzsch, Sophie Dunsch, Iraj Hashi Spanish Sociedades Laborales-Activating the Unemployed A Potential New EU Active Labour Market Policy Instrument
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This book investigates the potential of the Spanish Sociedades Laborales (SLs) as an instrument of active labour market policy for re-turning the unemployed to the labour market and also the transferability of the scheme to other EU Member States.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2017

Improving the Psychological Health of Foreign Workers in Developing Countries A Socio-Ecological Analysis of the Saudi Construction Industry by Imriyas Kamardeen Improving the Psychological Health of Foreign Workers in Developing Countries A Socio-Ecological Analysis of the Saudi Construction Industry


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/07/2017

Gender and Employment in Rural China by Jing Song Gender and Employment in Rural China

With China's rapid advancements in urbanization and industrialization, there has been significant labor movement away from agriculture in the rural regions. Using four village case studies, Song examines how this restructuring process affects the rural population. Much of her research...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/05/2017

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Scoping Study on Decent Work and Employment in Fisheries and Aquaculture Issues and Actions for Discussion and Programming by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Scoping Study on Decent Work and Employment in Fisheries and Aquaculture Issues and Actions for Discussion and Programming

Based on the available literature, this study explores wide-ranging decent work concerns in the fisheries and aquaculture sector to inform and guide FAO programming and collaboration with governments, civil society organisations, the private sector and other UN organisations in promoting...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2018

Prospects for Faculty in the Arts and Sciences A Study of Factors Affecting Demand and Supply, 1987 to 2012 by William G. Bowen, Julie Ann Sosa Prospects for Faculty in the Arts and Sciences A Study of Factors Affecting Demand and Supply, 1987 to 2012
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This thought-provoking study of academic job markets over the next quarter century uses rigorous analysis to project substantial excess demand for faculty starting in the 1997-2002 period. Particularly severe imbalances are projected in the humanities and social sciences. Contrary to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

Law, Liberty and Livelihood Making a Living on the Street by Parth Shah Law, Liberty and Livelihood Making a Living on the Street

Examining macro-statistics and statistical controversies regarding the impact of liberalisation on the poor, this book aims to further the understanding of the processes and dynamics involved in urban livelihoods. It documents the 'official' as well as the 'actual' regulatory and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/03/2018

Equilibrium Unemployment Theory by Christopher A. (London School of Economics) Pissarides Equilibrium Unemployment Theory

This book focuses on the modeling of the transitions in and out of unemployment, given the stochastic processes that break up jobs and lead to the formation of new jobs, and on the implications of this approach for macroeconomic equilibrium...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/03/2018

Race, Space and Youth Labor Markets by Michael A. Stoll Race, Space and Youth Labor Markets

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

Urban Markets Developing Informal Retailing by David (University of Cape Town, South Africa) Dewar, Vanessa (University of Cape Town, South Africa) Watson Urban Markets Developing Informal Retailing
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Originally published in 1990, Urban Markets looks at how the informal sector of the economy should be encouraged to assist in the alleviation of problems of poverty and unemployment. Despite this rhetoric, few concrete, implementable ways have been developed. This...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2018

Other books in this genre

Against Labor How U.S. Employers Organized to Defeat Union Activism by Rosemary Feurer Against Labor How U.S. Employers Organized to Defeat Union Activism

Against Labor highlights the tenacious efforts by employers to organize themselves as a class to contest labor. Ranging across a spectrum of understudied issues, essayists explore employer anti-labor strategies and offer incisive portraits of people and organizations that aggressively opposed...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2017

Towards employment-intensive growth in South Africa by Anthony Black Towards employment-intensive growth in South Africa

South Africa's high rate of unemployment (26.4%) makes it a complete outlier compared with other middle-income countries. Indeed, the unemployment rate rises to 36% if discouraged workers are taken into account. The book tackles themes which have received only limited...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2016

India Employment Report 2016 Challenges and the Imperative of Manufacturing-Led Growth by Ajit Kumar Ghose India Employment Report 2016 Challenges and the Imperative of Manufacturing-Led Growth

This report provides an in-depth review of the evolving characteristics of the country's labour force, develops new tools for a sharper analysis of the changes in employment conditions, and gives a clearer view of the state of employment in India.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/10/2016

The Almanac of American Employers 2017 Market Research, Statistics & Trends Pertaining to the Leading Corporate Employers in America by Jack W. Plunkett The Almanac of American Employers 2017 Market Research, Statistics & Trends Pertaining to the Leading Corporate Employers in America

Looking for jobs and careers with top American employers - the companies that are recruiting and hiring today? Job seekers rely on Plunkett's complete profiles of the 500 fastest-growing, major corporate employers in America today - companies creating the best...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2016

Social Failures of EU Enlargement A Case of Workers Voting with their Feet by Guglielmo (Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK) Meardi Social Failures of EU Enlargement A Case of Workers Voting with their Feet
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Is the EU enlargement the success EU institutions proclaim? Based on fifteen years of fieldwork research across Central and Eastern Europe and on migrants in the UK and Germany, this book provides a less glittering answer. The EU has betrayed...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/07/2016

Reconstructing retirement Work and welfare in the UK and USA by David Lain Reconstructing retirement Work and welfare in the UK and USA

This assessment of the prospects for work and retirement at age 65-plus in the UK and US is essential reading for researchers, students and practitioners interested in the late careers and the future of retirement.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/07/2016

Growing Jobs Transforming the Way We Approach Economic Development by Thomas C. Tuttle Growing Jobs Transforming the Way We Approach Economic Development

This compelling book provides concrete examples and practical guidelines for addressing the most serious economic challenge facing the United States and every community in the nation: growing good jobs and enabling people to function effectively in these occupations.* Lays out...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/06/2016

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