Economics: Labour Economics

  • Gold, Credit and Employment: Four Essays for Laymen book cover

    Gold, Credit and Employment

    Four Essays for Laymen, 1st Edition

    By G. D. H. Cole

    Originally published in 1930, the essays in this book discuss some of the leading financial controversities of the early 1930s in non-technical language. Rationalisation, the Gold Standard and the problems of currency and credit in their relation to unemployment are among the questions discussed.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • Law, Labour and the Humanities: Contemporary European Perspectives book cover

    Law, Labour and the Humanities

    Contemporary European Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tiziano Toracca, Angela Condello

    The ontology of work and the economics of value underpin the legal institution, with the existence of modern law predicated upon the subject as labourer. In contemporary Europe, labour is more than a mere economic relationship. Indeed, labour occupies a central position in human existence: since…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Digital Transformation and Public Services (Open Access): Societal Impacts in Sweden and Beyond book cover

    Digital Transformation and Public Services (Open Access)

    Societal Impacts in Sweden and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Larsson, Robin Teigland

    Through a series of studies, the overarching aim of this book is to investigate if and how the digitalization/digital transformation process affects various welfare services provided by the public sector, and the ensuing implications thereof. Ultimately, this book seeks to understand if it is…

    Hardback – 2019-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the European Economy

  • Routledge International Handbook of Human Trafficking: A Multi-Disciplinary and Applied Approach book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Human Trafficking

    A Multi-Disciplinary and Applied Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rochelle L. Dalla, Donna Sabella

    According to the UNODC (2015), human trafficking (HT) is the fastest growing means by which people are enslaved, the fastest growing international crime, and one of the largest sources of income for organized criminal networks. It profoundly impacts the physical and mental health of victims, their…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Workers, Unions and Truck Wages in British Society: The Fight for Real Wages, 1820-1986 book cover

    Workers, Unions and Truck Wages in British Society

    The Fight for Real Wages, 1820-1986, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Frank

    Despite the dramatic expansion of consumer culture from the beginning of the eighteenth century onwards, and the developments in retailing, advertising and credit relationships in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, there were a significant number of working families in Britain who were not…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe: The Contribution of the Social Economy book cover

    Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe

    The Contribution of the Social Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Spear, Jacques Defourny, Jean-Louis Laville

    This title was first published in 2001. This book is the result of an international study by leading economists and sociologists from across Europe and North America. The response of the new social economy (primarily voluntary and co-operative sectors) to social exclusion and employability in the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Structure and Determinants of Wage Relativities: Evidence from Australia book cover

    The Structure and Determinants of Wage Relativities

    Evidence from Australia, 1st Edition

    By Alison Preston

    This title was first published in 2001. Drawing on the fields of labour economics and industrial relations, this book simultaneously applies human capital theory and institutional analysis to an explanation of occupational and other wage differentials. This outstanding study contains a wealth of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Road Pricing: Public and Political Acceptability book cover

    Urban Road Pricing: Public and Political Acceptability

    1st Edition

    By Martin J. Whittles

    Title first published in 2003. As more and more cities consider introducing urban road pricing schemes, this book describes, compares and contrasts arguments for and against using this transport policy instrument. It investigates the acceptability of various forms of road pricing schemes by…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Modelling the Efficiency of Family and Hired Labour: Illustrations from Nepalese Agriculture book cover

    Modelling the Efficiency of Family and Hired Labour

    Illustrations from Nepalese Agriculture, 1st Edition

    By Prem Jung Thapa

    This title was first published in 2003.The principal economic units in most developing countries are family based farm households. Empirical models that recognize the dual role of the farm household as producer and consumer in a theoretically consistent manner are essential tools for policy…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Decentralised Pay Setting: A Study of the Outcomes of Collective Bargaining Reform in the Civil Service in Australia, Sweden and the UK book cover

    Decentralised Pay Setting

    A Study of the Outcomes of Collective Bargaining Reform in the Civil Service in Australia, Sweden and the UK, 1st Edition

    By K. A. Bender, R. F. Elliott

    IThis title was first published in 2003. In the early 1990s, Australia, Sweden and the UK dismantled the old centralised pay setting systems which set the pay of civil servants and adopted decentralised pay systems. Consequently, these systems are now being considered by many other European…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Business of Networks: Inter-Firm Interaction, Institutional Policy and the TEC Experiment book cover

    The Business of Networks

    Inter-Firm Interaction, Institutional Policy and the TEC Experiment, 1st Edition

    By Robert Huggins

    This title was first published in 2000:  The first book which brings together and interprets both the theoretical concepts associated with the study of networks in the business world, and the policy applications being applied to the practical building and development of such networks. It maps…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Equity and Efficiency Policy in Community Care: Needs, Service Productivities, Efficiencies and Their Implications book cover

    Equity and Efficiency Policy in Community Care

    Needs, Service Productivities, Efficiencies and Their Implications, 1st Edition

    By Bleddyn Davies, José Fernández

    This title was first published in 2000:  Equity and Efficiency Policy provides a completely new perspective on post-reform community care, analyzes its fairness, effectiveness and efficiency in a new way and uses its powerful new techniques applied to a major national collection of evidence to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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