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  • Die Geldgesellschaft und ihr Glaubeby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 49.99

    Ziel des "Klagenfurter Gelddiskurses" ist, Gebrauch und Bedeutung von Geld in der Welt von heute in fortgeführten interdisziplinären Gesprächen zu thematisieren, zu beschreiben, zu analysieren und zu interpretieren. Der Sammelband enthält Beiträge von ForscherInnen, LehrerInnen und Studierenden aus Philosophie, Informatik, Musikgeschichte, Sozial-... more...

  • Ausbildungsreifeby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99

    'Ausbildungsreife' ist zum zentralen Lenkungsbegriff für die Eingliederung Jugendlicher in das deutsche Ausbildungs- und Berufssystem geworden. Er dient der Arbeitsverwaltung zur Auswahl vermittlungsfähiger Bewerber und für Berufsvorbereitungsmaßnahmen als pädagogische Zielgröße. In diesem Band wird das Konzept 'Ausbildungsreife' aus verschiedenen... more...

  • Arbeits- und Beschäftigungsformen im Wandelby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    Neue Arbeits- und Beschäftigungsformen dienen primär der Flexibilisierung von Unternehmen, erfordern aber auch Momente der Stabilisierung, sowohl auf Seiten der Mitarbeiter als auch auf Seiten der Unternehmen. Im Buch werden zentrale neue Konzepte der Flexibilisierung dargestellt und Optionen der sinnvollen Ausgestaltung diskutiert. ?Es fasst vier... more...

  • Public Decision-Making Processes and Asymmetry of Informationby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 149.00

    Preface; M. Marrelli, G. Pignataro. Acknowledgements. Contributors. Introduction: The Economics of Information and Public Policy; J.-J. Laffont. Part 1: Theory. 1. Industrial Policy, Optimal Majorities and How These Can Prevent Capture; M. Marrelli, F. Stroffolini. 2. On the Role of Lobbies in Policy Making; I. Mazza. 3. Delegated Control of... more...

  • The Role of Domestic Debt Markets in Economic Growth: An Empirical Investigation for Low-Income Countries and Emerging Marketsby S. M. Ali Abbas; Jakob Christensen

    International Monetary Fund 2007; US$ 9.00

    We develop a new public domestic debt (DD) database covering 93 low-income countries and emerging markets over the 1975-2004 period to estimate the growth impact of DD. Moderate levels of non-inflationary DD, as a share of GDP and bank deposits, are found to exert a positive overall impact on economic growth. Granger-causality regressions suggest support... more...

  • Measuring the Informal Economy in the Caucasus and Central Asiaby Yasser Abdih; Leandro Medina

    International Monetary Fund 2013; US$ 9.00

    This study estimates the size of the informal economy, and the relative contribution of each underlying factor, for the Caucasus and Central Asia countries in 2008. Using a Multiple Indicator-Multiple Cause model, we find that a burdensome tax system, rigid labor market, low institutional quality, and excessive regulation in financial and products... more...

  • 21st-Century Japanese Managementby James C. Abegglen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 135.00

    Japan's economy and businesses are entering this century with new management systems but their values unchanged. Drawing on the author's analysis of the 1950s, financial systems, personnel management methods, role of the corporation and R&D capabilities are re-assessed to provide a comprehensive analysis of Japan's financial and industrial changes. more...

  • Immigration, Trade, and the Labor Marketby John M. Abowd; Richard B. Freeman

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    Are immigrants squeezing Americans out of the work force? Or is competition wth foreign products imported by the United States an even greater danger to those employed in some industries? How do wages and unions fare in foreign-owned firms? And are the media's claims about the number of illegal immigrants misleading? Prompted by the growing internationalization... more...

  • Social Pacts, Employment, and Growthby Nicola Acocella; Riccardo Leoni

    Springer 2007; US$ 189.00

    Social pacts have long been a centerpiece of European politics. They are characterized by negotiations among government, employers, workers, and other interest groups over wages and other economic issues. This book examines the status of social pacts and their future. It focusses on the role of trade unions, and the positive role they can play. more...

  • Encyclopedia of Adoptionby Christine Adamec

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 75.00

    Includes information on the Adoption and Safe Families Act, a federal law created to encourage the adoption of foster children. This encyclopedia also includes information on other adoption issues such as laws concerning adoptions by gays and lesbians, tax issues, school and adopted children, birthfather rights, transracial adoptions, and more. more...