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  • Labor Visions and State Powerby Victoria C. Hattam

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 36.00

    Why has labor played a more limited role in national politics in the United States than it has in other advanced industrial societies? Victoria Hattam demonstrates that voluntarism, as American labor's policy was known, was the American Federation of Labor's strategic response to the structure of the American state, particularly to the influence of... more...

  • The Source of Capital Goods Innovationby Kong Rae-Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 220.00

    The results of the empirical investigation of Japan and Korea show that the user firms in both countries, represented by car makers, have involved themselves in the technical and entrepreneurial entry into machine tools along with making active investments. As a consequence, they made a considerable contribution to the innovation of machine tools,... more...

  • Strategic Talent Managementby Paul Sparrow; Hugh Scullion; Ibraiz Tarique

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Drawing on recent theoretical contributions, this Cambridge Companion presents an up-to-date, critical review of talent management within a global context. more...

  • Effective Training in a Week: Teach Yourselfby Martin Manser

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 14.00

    This title teaches the reader how to train effectively. more...

  • Efficiency Wagesby Andrew Weiss

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Known for his seminal work in efficiency-wage theory, Andrew Weiss surveys recent research in the field and presents new results. He shows how wage schedules affect the kinds of workers a firm employs and how well those workers perform on the job. Using straightforward examples, he demonstrates how efficiency-wage theory can explain labor market outcomes... more...

  • Compensation Mechanisms for Job Risksby Michael J. Moore; W. Kip Viscusi

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In this major new work, Michael J. Moore and W. Kip Viscusi explore the question, "How are workers compensated for exposing themselves to the risk of physical injury while on the job?" The authors detail the diverse nature of labor market responses to job risks and the important role played by compensation-for-risk mechanisms. Following an overview... more...

  • The State and Working Womenby Mary Ruggie

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 48.95

    Mary Ruggie's controversial study of British and Swedish labor market, anti-discrimination, and child care programs argues that gender-based policy alone cannot substantially raise the economic status of women workers. Rather, policies for women must be developed within the context of more general economic and social policies Originally published... more...

  • The Applied Economics of Labourby Mark P. Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book provides an introduction and overview to seven applied financial studies on the theme of labour. The studies cover a wide range of topics, from the individual effects of becoming disabled on key aspects of labour market outcomes in Germany, to testing whether there is evidence of compression of morbidity using Health and Retirement Study... more...

  • The U.S. Scientific and Technical Workforceby Terrence K. Kelly; William P. Butz; Stephen Carroll; David M. Adamson; Gabrielle Bloom

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    Concerns about the size and adequacy of the US scientific, technical, engineering and mathematics workforce have been voiced repeatedly,, though surpluses have been more common than shortages. The Rand Corporation convened conference documented here worked to explore the limitations of existing data and to uncover possible improvements. more...

  • Taxing Wagesby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 159.00

    Taxing Wages provides unique information on income tax paid by workers and social security contributions levied on employees and their employers in OECD countries. In addition, this annual publication specifies family benefits paid as cash transfers. more...