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- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 139.99
Developed countries, especially in Europe, face a number of issue related to migration: social and economic disruptions caused by the declining demand for unskilled labour and resulting unemployment, a shortage of skilled labour in many professions, increasing international competition for highly qualified human capital, radical demographic changes,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
This highly accessible book illustrates how policy makers can address and nurture the effects of growing ethnic diversity in European labor markets. The contributors present an unprecedented large-scale study on ethnic diversity in European labor markets via a combination of hard data analysis with expert evaluation of integration practices and policy... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 65.33
Hauptbeschreibung The year 2009 was marked by a deep global economic crisis triggered by turbulence on the financial markets. The crisis has affected different countries' economies to differing degrees. The impact on national labor markets was even more severe, and wider in scope, than the resulting economic slump itself. It appears likely that the... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 59.73
Hauptbeschreibung Unternehmen konkurrieren um Kunden, während Regionen und Staaten um Unternehmen, um deren Arbeitsplätze und Steuerzahlungen konkurrieren. Bei der Standortwahl müssen die Unternehmen weder absatz- noch input-orientiert sein. Vielmehr können sie auch - als "footloose industries" - allein Lohnkostenvorteile nutzen. Für Hochlohn-Standorte... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 57.86
Hauptbeschreibung This year marks the 20th anniversary of German reunification. The events of autumn 1989 revealed that the GDR was not just politically but also economically bankrupt. Given the large-scale emigration to the West after the fall of the Wall, the D-Mark was introduced quickly, despite widespread rejection of this measure by the leading... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 169.29
Der Konflikt der beiden antiken Großmächte Rom und Karthago endete mit der vollständigen Vernichtung der einen und dem Aufstieg der anderen zur Weltmacht. Klaus Zimmermann beleuchtet zunächst die politischen Beziehungen beider Staaten von ihren ersten Kontakten bis zum Ende der nordafrikanischen Metropole. Inhalt und Auswirkungen der römisch-karthagischen... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
Missionaries played a central role in establishing colonialism (intellectual conquest) inasmuch as they described the ?exotic languages? they encountered as an instrument of their missionary work. The language standardization they worked towards often came with Eurocentric manipulation. This volume provides detailed insight into the interrelationship... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 179.00
This book argues that immigrants from new EU member states are not a threat to the Western welfare state. It makes a convincing case that there is no evidence the post-enlargement labor migrants would on aggregate displace native workers or lower wages. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 154.95
How immigrants and their descendents fare in the host society and in particular in the labor market is a very important question. While differences among ethnicities have been found to be marked and persistent within many host countries, and while the labor market consequences of diversity have been recognized, they have not been sufficiently examined.... more...