Economics: Labour Economics

  • 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 
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  • 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 
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  • 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 
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  • 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 
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  • 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 
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  • 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 
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  • 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 
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  • The Treuhandanstalt and Privatisation in the Former East Germany: Stakeholder Perspectives book cover

    The Treuhandanstalt and Privatisation in the Former East Germany

    Stakeholder Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Jutta E. Howard

    This title was first published in 2001. This study explores the operation of the Treuhandanstalt, the trust agency responsible for implementing the massive privatization programme launched in the former East Germany in 1990. It evaluates the level of satisfaction that stakeholder groups typically…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
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  • Geography of the 'New' Education Market: Secondary School Choice in England and Wales book cover

    Geography of the 'New' Education Market

    Secondary School Choice in England and Wales, 1st Edition

    By Chris Taylor

    This title was first published in 2001. A series of major reforms during the 1980s and 1990s have led to the transformation of the Education System in England and Wales. The new system is now based on market principles in schooling resources. Parents now have the opportunity to state a preference…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
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  • Regulation and Markets Beyond 2000 book cover

    Regulation and Markets Beyond 2000

    1st Edition

    By Laura Macgregor, Tony Prosser

    This title was first published in 2000: The book will be a set of essays addressing various aspects of regulation. It will concentrate on regulation as a precondition of successfully operating markets - by opening up markets and establishing conditions of trust. It will cover a broad range of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Young People in the Labour Market: Past, Present, Future book cover

    Young People in the Labour Market

    Past, Present, Future, 1st Edition

    By Andy Furlong, John Goodwin, Henrietta O'Connor, Sarah Hadfield, Stuart Hall, Kevin Lowden, Réka Plugor

    Levels of suffering among young people have always been much higher than governments suggest. Indeed, policies aimed at young workers have often been framed in ways that help secure conformity to a new employment landscape in which traditional securities have been progressively removed.…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
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  • Transitions to Adulthood Through Recession: Youth and Inequality in a European Comparative Perspective book cover

    Transitions to Adulthood Through Recession

    Youth and Inequality in a European Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Irwin, Ann Nilsen

    Long-running trends towards increasing inequality between the rich and poor across Europe have been exacerbated by the 2008 global financial crisis and its aftermath. As employment opportunities for young people diminish and as the welfare state is pulled back, pathways to adulthood change and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13 
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