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Alternatives To Unemployment And Underemployment

The Case Of Colombia, 1st Edition

By Michael Hopkins

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146 pages

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The creation of jobs is critical in Third World countries where growing populations face unemployment or inadequate employment. Many have put forth theories and suggestions that address this problem, but there has been insufficient empirical analysis of the effects of specific policies on employment growth. The author examines macroeconomic theories of labour market behavior and labour force definitions and concepts, assessing how productive they are in formulating employment strategies for Colombia. The implications of a range of alternative policies for generating jobs, their effectiveness in reducing unemployment, and possible programs for the future are analyzed.

About the Author

Hopkins, Michael

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General