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Routledge Library Editions: Labour Economics

Routledge Library Editions: Labour Economics

1st Edition

Various
November 27, 2018

The 13 volumes in this set, originally published between 1920 and 1991, draw together research by leading academics in the area of labour economics and provides a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine housing and labour markets, labour supply, and labour migration. This...

The Human Motor: Or the Scientific Foundations of Labour and Industry

The Human Motor: Or the Scientific Foundations of Labour and Industry

1st Edition

Jules Amar
November 27, 2018

First published in 1920. This study examines the science of industrial work and the advances in its application to the economic life of the community. The author commences this volume with a brief explanation of the general principles of Theoretical Mechanics which have been applied in the study of...

Work, Welfare and Taxation: A Study of Labour Supply Incentives in the UK

Work, Welfare and Taxation: A Study of Labour Supply Incentives in the UK

1st Edition

Michael Beenstock
November 27, 2018

First published in 1987. The reform of the welfare state in the United Kingdom is high on the agenda of all political parties and the proposals for reform, both official and private, are numerous. In this book, Professor Beenstock and his colleagues took a comprehensive account of the social...

Wages and Employment Policy 1936-1985

Wages and Employment Policy 1936-1985

1st Edition

Russell Jones
November 27, 2018

First published in 1987. This fascinating study provides an understanding of the failings of the post-war era of active macroeconomic policy-making, and only by a better comprehension of past failings can we hope to provide the successful policies for the present and future. The book takes as its...

Recent Advances in Labour Economics

Recent Advances in Labour Economics

1st Edition

Gillian Hutchinson, John Treble
November 27, 2018

First published in 1984. This book presents a great deal of research findings, new advances in theory and comprehensive overviews of key aspects of labour economics. It examines the latest trends in the field and assesses the impact of recent policies together with the likely impact of proposed...

Labour Migration: The Internal Geographical Mobility of Labour in the Developed World

Labour Migration: The Internal Geographical Mobility of Labour in the Developed World

1st Edition

James H. Johnson, John Salt
November 27, 2018

First published in 1990. This edited work brings together a collection of studies, by an international team of contributors, on inter-urban migration, which is largely dominated by labour migration. The structure of the book reflects the interaction of the supply and demand of labour and the...

Patterns of Labour: Work and Social Change in the Pottery Industry

Patterns of Labour: Work and Social Change in the Pottery Industry

1st Edition

Richard Whipp
November 27, 2018

First published in 1990. Patterns of Labour explores the interaction between home, paid work, and the individual. It looks at how the social relations of work both shape and are shaped by the context in which they occur. In a detailed examination of the pottery industries of Britain and America...

Housing and Labour Markets: Building the Connections

Housing and Labour Markets: Building the Connections

1st Edition

John Allen, Chris Hamnett
November 27, 2018

First published in 1991. The connection between housing and work is one of the most discussed yet least understood aspects of modern society. Housing and Labour Markets explores the different ways in which housing and labour are linked and examines their central significance in many of the key...

International Labour Statistics: A Handbook, Guide, and Recent Trends

International Labour Statistics: A Handbook, Guide, and Recent Trends

1st Edition

R. Bean
November 27, 2018

First published in 1989. The oil crises of the 1970s and increasing international competitive pressures had profoundly changed the structure and performance of labour. Analysis of labour markets, and especially international comparisons, can be difficult, given the differences between definitions,...

Flexibility, Mobility and the Labour Market

Flexibility, Mobility and the Labour Market

1st Edition

George S. Callaghan
November 27, 2018

First published in 1997. Politicians of all shades argue that the labour market should be more flexible and workers more mobile. But what does this mean in reality? How flexible and mobile are workers likely to be? Is there an ideological base to the language of flexibility? These are some of the...

Adverse Selection in the Labor Market

Adverse Selection in the Labor Market

1st Edition

Bruce C. N. Greenwald
November 27, 2018

First published in 1979. This thesis describes the theoretical impact on labour markets of a process of adverse selection similar to that described in outline by George Arthur Akerlof. It concerns the information conveyed to potential employers by the fact that any new worker, except for one just...

Taxation and Labour Supply

Taxation and Labour Supply

1st Edition

C. V. Brown
November 27, 2018

First published in 1981. This book reports on a decade of research into the effects of taxation on the supply of labour. In addition to their work in making labour supply estimates, the study explores a number of the ways labour supply estimates can be used. When budget constraints are non-linear...

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