This book examines the wages people earn, the jobs they do, and the effect of government labour market policies on wages and employment.
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'… The Economics of Earnings is a fine textbook for a core part of a labour economics curriculum.' Besprechungen
' … this book is a masterful synthesis of theory and evidence. It provides a thoughtful and highly readable presentation of the central questions and methodological issues that constitute current day understanding of, and research on, labor markets.' Southern Economic Journal
The Economics of Earnings analyses the wages that people earn, the jobs they do, and the labour market laws and rules within which they operate. Moving away from the conventional emphasis on point-in-time one-period decisions, it stresses informed worker choice over the life-cycle - the human capital approach. Within this framework, the book synthesises research results so as to point the way to better labour market policies. Government policy is often directed towards labour market issues such as education subsidies, training programmes, health and safety laws, and employment protection laws. By using models based on informed worker choice - the supply side - this book will assist concerned individuals in government, industry and academic study to evaluate and improve labour market policies and practices.
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Descripción Cambridge University Press, 1993. Estado de conservación: Good. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Nº de ref. de la librería GRP79239182
Descripción Estado de conservación: Good. Book Condition: Good. Nº de ref. de la librería 97805213647684.0
Descripción Cambridge University Press, 1993. Estado de conservación: Very Good. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Nº de ref. de la librería GRP27398579