1st Edition

Global Competition and the Labour Market

ISBN 9781138002203
Published December 1, 2014 by Routledge
170 Pages

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Book Description

This study combines an industry level and a firm level analysis on the wage and employment effects of multinational companies. This has not been attempted in any previous work. In view of the results, important questions are raised regarding how global changes in the structure of production may affect labour markets and the organisation of work in the future.

Table of Contents

Literature review; the industry level study; the firm level study; implications for UK manufacturing; a bargaining model; the dynamic analysis; summary of results and concluding remarks.

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Nigel Driffield (Aston University, UK)