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- International Monetary Fund 2006; US$ 14.00
More than a decade after the start of the transition process, unemployment rates remain in the double digits in a number of Central and Eastern European countries. That unemployment rates have failed to decline, even in countries experiencing good growth, is puzzling. In this paper the authors examine three interrelated questions: How has the transition... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
The prevailing view of industrialization has focussed on technology, capital, entrepreneurship and the institutions that enabled them to be deployed. Labour was often equated with other factors of production, and assigned a relatively passive role. Yet it was labour absorption and the improvement of the quality of labour over the course of several... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
First published in 1981, Labour Market Economics develops the basic economic theory of introductory courses within the context of labour market analysis and applies it both to particular features and special problems of the subject. The author begins by outlining the nature of the area and the structure of the UK labour market at the time, and proceeds... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2007; US$ 9.00
Welfare states can be reformed successfully, and popular support for reforms can be maintained. But this requires an internally consistent package of labor market, fiscal, and product market reforms, including some kind of buy-in, through, for example, tax cuts. Empirical analysis combined with a select number of case studies-comprising Ireland, Denmark,... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2010; US$ 5.00
To live up to its growth potential and secure its inclusive social model, the euro area must make better use of its available labor. In the aftermath of the crisis, boosting growth is essential to prevent unemployment from becoming a long-term problem and to facilitate the return to fiscal sustainability. Labor utilization in the euro area has been... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) was enacted in India with the multiple objectives of providing employment in a rights-based framework, addressing rural poverty, checking migration, and building rural infrastructure. As such, every year around 15?20 per cent of households in India overall and 30 per cent in rural... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 59.99
Die vorliegende Arbeit beschäftigt sich mit dem Thema der Personalkosten, in erster Linie aus Sicht der Unternehmensführung und des Controlling. Hierbei verfolgt Michaela Staffel einen multidimensionalen Ansatz der Forschung: Es werden kostenpolitische Analysefelder sowie angrenzende Funktionsbereiche, wie etwa Unternehmenskultur oder Betriebsorganisation,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00
This book brings together two leading researchers in the field to provide a comprehensive overview of the shadow economy from a global perspective. Reviewing the advantages and disadvantages of different ways of measuring the informal sector, the authors evaluate its size and key determinants across the world. Williams and Schneider clearly establish... more...
- OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 70.00
The costs of mental ill-health for individuals, employers and society at large are enormous. Mental illness is responsible for a very significant loss of potential labour supply, high rates of unemployment, and a high incidence of sickness absence and reduced productivity at work. Following an introductory report (Sick on the Job: Myths and Realities... more...
- OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 30.00
Tackling mental ill-health of the working-age population is a key issue for labour market and social policies in OECD countries. OECD governments increasingly recognise that policy has a major role to play in keeping people with mental ill-health in employment or bringing those outside of the labour market back to it, and in preventing mental illness.... more...