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  • Handbook of Research Methods on Human Resource Developmentby Mark N. K. Saunders; Paul Tosey

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    As Human Resource Development (HRD) research has developed, a growing variety of quantitative and qualitative data collection procedures and analysis techniques have been adopted; research designs now include mono, multiple and mixed methods. This Handbook brings together the wealth of research methods experience gained by HRD researchers into one... more...

  • Handbook of Research on Work–Life Balance in Asiaby Luo Lu; Cary Cooper

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    In Asian societies, work and family issues are only recently beginning to gain attention. The pressure of rapid social change and increasing global competition is compounded by the long hours work culture, especially in the Pan-Confucian societies such as Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Japan, and South Korea. Furthermore, with the rising... more...

  • The Multi-generational and Aging Workforceby Ronald J. Burke; Cary Cooper; Alexander-Stamatios Antoniou

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    The workforce is aging as people live longer and healthier lives, and mandatory retirement has become a relic of the past. Though workforces have always contained both younger and older employees the age range today has expanded, and the generational gap has become more distinct. This book advocates the need for talented employees of all ages as a... more...

  • Real Wage Adjustment in the Former Soviet Unionby Louis Dicks-Mireaux

    International Monetary Fund 1993; US$ 5.00

    Since 1991, the economies of the former Soviet Union have experienced sizeable shocks that have pushed equilibrium real wages far from pre-transition levels. This paper sets out a framework in which to assess the degree of real wage adjustment needed to restore equilibrium, and discusses practical problems in applying wage targets and monitoring real... more...

  • Cross-Cutting Themes in Employment Experiences during the Crisisby Athanasios Vamvakidis

    International Monetary Fund 2010; US$ 5.00

    The human cost of the recent global crisis is reflected in its impact on the labor market. Explaining why economies with similar downturns had very different employment trends can help design policies to reduce such costs and improve labor markets. This paper analyzes the recent employment experiences of six economies: Germany, Korea, Mexico, New... more...

  • Lifting Euro Area Growth: Priorities for Structural Reforms and Governanceby Luc Everaert

    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...

  • Lessons from Successful Labor Market Reformers in Europeby Anthony Annett

    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...

  • Evaluating Government Employment and Compensationby International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund 2010; US$ 5.00

    Technical Notes and Manuals are produced by IMF departments to expand the dissemination of their technical assistance advice. These papers present general advice and guidance, drawn in part from unpublished technical assistance reports, to a broader audience. This new series was launched in August 2009. more...

  • Fostering Growth in Europe Nowby Bergljot Barkbu

    International Monetary Fund 2012; US$ 5.00

    Staff Discussion Notes showcase the latest policy-related analysis and research being developed by individual IMF staff and are published to elicit comment and to further debate. These papers are generally brief and written in nontechnical language, and so are aimed at a broad audience interested in economic policy issues. This Web-only series replaced... more...

  • Finance & Development, September 1995by International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund 1995; US$ 3.75

    For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly magazine brings you in-depth analyses of these and other subjects by the IMF?s own staff as well as by prominent international experts.... more...