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  • Back to Work Back to Work: Swedenby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 49.00

    Job displacement (involuntary job loss due to firm closure or downsizing) affects many workers over their lifetime. Displaced workers may face long periods of unemployment and, even when they find new jobs, tend to be paid less and have fewer benefits than in their prior jobs. Helping them get back into good jobs quickly should be a key goal of labour... more...

  • Informalidad laboral en Argentinaby Fabio Bertranou; Luis Casanova

    ILO Publications 2015; US$ 20.00

    La segunda edición del estudio caracteriza la reducción de la informalidad laboral en Argentina entre 2003 y 2012, identificando los factores que explican esta tendencia luego de la crisis económica de 2001-2002. También identifica los segmentos críticos del mercado laboral y las políticas para la formalización, incluyendo... more...

  • Thailandby ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

    ILO Publications 2013; US$ 15.00

    Drawing on a range of labour market indicators, this publication presents the most up-to-date picture of the Thai labour market. It includes a wealth of socio-economic and labour market information, from gross domestic product growth rates, disparities, employment and unemployment to migration, labour shortages and working time and includes the gender... more...

  • Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory & Labor-Managed Firmsby Antti Kauhanen

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 134.95

    The articles in this volume offer stimulating research on the relationship among business cycles, participatory and labor-managed organizations, and employee voice. These contributions take various theoretical and empirical approaches and investigate many industries and countries, thus offering a balanced view on these current topics. more...

  • Investing in Youth: Lithuaniaby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2016; US$ 22.00

    The present report on Lithuania is the fourth of a new series on "Investing in Youth" which builds on the expertise of the OECD on youth employment, social support and skills. This series covers both OECD countries and countries in the process of accession to the OECD, as well as some emerging economies. The report provides a detailed diagnosis... more...

  • China’s Economic Growth Prospectsby Cai Fang

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    In this book Cai Fang explores the contribution of demographic transition to economic growth in China’s reform period, depicts the population factors causing the economic slowdown since the second decade of the twenty-first century, analyses the challenges facing its long-term sustainability when the demographic dividend is disappearing, and proposes... more...

  • Measuring the Global Shadow Economyby Colin C. Williams; Friedrich Schneider

    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...

  • Personnel Economics in Practiceby Edward P. Lazear; Mike Gibbs

    Wiley 2014; US$ 71.50 US$ 61.97

    Personnel Economics in Practice, 3rd Edition by Edward Lazear and Michael Gibbs gives readers a rigorous framework for understanding organizational design and the management of employees.  Economics has proven to be a powerful approach in the changing study of organizations and human resources by adding rigor and structure and clarifying many... more...

  • Inequalityby Lorenzo Cappellari; Solomon W. Polachek; Konstantinos Tatsiramos

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016; US$ 124.95


  • Fighting Unemploymentby David R. Howell

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    With much of Europe plagued by high levels of unemployment, it has become widely accepted that the culprit is labor market rigidity and that the prescription can only be labor market deregulation: lower wages, higher earnings inequality, greater decentralization in bargaining, less generous unemployment benefits, more hiring flexibility, and less job... more...