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  • Minimum Wage Policy in Great Britain and the United Statesby Jerold Waltman

    Algora Publishing 2008; US$ 33.95

    Analyzing wage policies and the political ideas that underlie them, including the irony of an Iraq funding bill leading to a minimum wage increase, this book compares not only Federal but State minimum wage policies and those of Britain as well. Going beyond the debate on public expenditure programs, the author examines the future of the "welfare... more...

  • The Living Wageby Donald R. Stabile

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    Describes how great thinkers in the history of economic thought viewed the living wage and highlights how the ideas of the early economists such as Adam Smith and John Stuart Mill support the idea of a living wage and contrast with the ideas of more recent free-market economists who do not. more...

  • Differences and Changes in Wage Structuresby Richard B. Freeman; Lawrence F. Katz

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    During the past two decades, wages of skilled workers in the United States rose while those of unskilled workers fell; less-educated young men in particular have suffered unprecedented losses in real earnings. These twelve original essays explore whether this trend is unique to the United States or is part of a general growth in inequality in advanced... more...

  • The Measurement of Labor Costby Jack E. Triplett

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    Measuring costs of labor as a portion of total production costs has never before been treated so thoroughly or so thoughtfully. Moreover, contrary to most recent labor research, this book focuses on the demand side—the employer's point of view—and the behavior studied is employer behavior. An introductory essay by the editor provides... more...

  • Effective Executive Compensationby Michael Dennis GRAHAM; Thomas A Roth; Dawn Dugan

    AMACOM 2008; US$ 79.95

    An in-the-trenches look at designing an executive rewards program that gets results. more...

  • Wage Setting, Social Pacts and the Euroby Anke Hassel

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 55.00

    Offers a theoretical understanding of the forces that have led governments to view trade unions as vital negotiating partners, and gives an analysis of the challenges that increasing monetary integration will continue to pose. more...

  • A New Social Question?by Ive Marx

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 45.00

    Examines changes in the social security provision in a range of European countries, with special emphasis on the Bismarckian welfare states such as the Netherlands and Belgium. more...

  • Basic Income on the Agendaby Loek Groot; Robert-Jan van der Veen

    Amsterdam University Press 2000; US$ 48.50

    A inquiry into the pros and cons of an unconditional basic income. more...

  • Pay for Resultsby Mercer

    Wiley 2009; US$ 77.95

    The numerous incentive approaches and combinations and their implications can be dizzying even to the compensation professional. Pay for Results provides a road map for developing and implementing executive incentives that drive business needs and strategy. It is filled with specific analytic tools, including tables, exhibits, forms, checklists. In... more...

  • The Structure of Wagesby Edward P. Lazear; Kathryn L. Shaw

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 45.00

    The distribution of income, the rate of pay raises, and the mobility of employees is crucial to understanding labor economics. Although research abounds on the distribution of wages across individuals in the economy, wage differentials within firms remain a mystery to economists. The first effort to examine linked employer-employee data across countries,... more...