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  • Mental Health and Work Sick on the Job?by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 70.00

    The costs of mental ill-health for the individuals concerned, 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. In particular, mental illness causes too many young people... more...

  • Taxing Wages 2011by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 210.00

    Taxing Wages provides unique information on income tax paid by workers and on social security contributions levied upon employees and their employers in OECD countries. In addition, this annual publication specificies family benefits paid as cash transfers. Amounts of taxes and benefits are detailed programme by programme, for eight household types... more...

  • Thinking about the Presidencyby William G. Howell; David Milton Brent

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 22.95

    All American presidents, past and present, have cared deeply about power--acquiring, protecting, and expanding it. While individual presidents obviously have other concerns, such as shaping policy or building a legacy, the primacy of power considerations--exacerbated by expectations of the presidency and the inadequacy of explicit powers in the Constitution--sets... more...

  • Gender equality and decent workby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2012; US$ 32.00

    This compilation of international labour standards that are especially relevant to gender equality updates the 2006 edition, as some important developments have since taken place.These include the 2008 International Labour Conference adoption of the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization, which places gender equality at the core... more...

  • The Law of Pension Trustsby David Pollard

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 187.99

    This work on the law of pension trusts comprehensively fills a gap in the provision of good commentary on pensions law, both from a practical and scholarly perspective. Responding to a paucity of up-to-date publications in this area, David Pollard provides the most detailed treatment available of trust law as it relates to occupational pension schemes.... more...

  • Private Foundationsby Paolo Panico

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 249.99

    Private foundations are now offered as an alternative to traditional trusts in a growing number of international financial centres and an increasing number of practitioners - in the relevant jurisdictions and elsewhere - are asked to advise clients who are thinking of protecting their wealth in this way. As more jurisdictions introduce legislation,... more...

  • Taxing Wages 2014by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 231.00

    Taxing Wages provides unique information on the taxes paid on wages in OECD countries. It covers personal income taxes and social security contributions paid by employees; social security contributions and payroll taxes paid by employers and cash benefits paid by in-work families. The purpose is to illustrate how these taxes and benefits are calculated... more...

  • Wettbewerb und Unionsverfassungby Thomas Müller

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 141.03

    Thomas Müller geht eine der grundlegendsten europäischen Rechts- bzw Verfassungsfragen an: Welche Rolle spielt der wirtschaftliche Wettbewerb im Unionsrecht? Diese Fragestellung ist angesichts der aktuellen sozialen und krisenpolitischen Herausforderungen in der Europäischen Union brisant. Auf Basis einer prinzipienorientierten Theorie und einer aktuellen... more...

  • Bundesverfassungsgericht und überstaatliche Gerichtsbarkeitby Alexander Proelß

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 93.67

    Alexander Proelß widmet sich der Vermeidung und Lösung von Rechtsprechungskonflikten zwischen dem Bundesverfassungsgericht einerseits und der überstaatlichen Gerichtsbarkeit, insbesondere dem Gerichtshof der Europäischen Union, dem Europäischen Gerichtshof für Menschenrechte und dem Internationalen Gerichtshof andererseits. Diese Konflikte können sich... more...

  • Governance im europäischen Forschungsförderverbundby Arne Pilniok

    Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 79.35

    Hauptbeschreibung Der europäische Verwaltungsverbund hat sich in der Rechtswissenschaft als Paradigma etabliert. Arne Pilniok zieht in dieser Perspektive erstmals die Forschungsförderung als Referenzgebiet heran. Er untersucht die Formen der horizontalen und vertikalen Interaktionen innerhalb der Union und zwischen den Mitgliedstaaten in der (öffentlichen)... more...