Economics: Labour Economics

  • MGNREGA: Employment, Wages and Migration in Rural India book cover

    MGNREGA: Employment, Wages and Migration in Rural India

    1st Edition

    By Parmod Kumar, Dipanwita Chakraborty

    The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) was enacted in India with the multiple objectives of providing employment in a rights-based framework, addressing rural poverty, checking migration, and building rural infrastructure. As such, every year around 15–20 per cent of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10
    Routledge India

  • Structural Transformation and Economic Development: Cross regional analysis of industrialization and urbanization book cover

    Structural Transformation and Economic Development

    Cross regional analysis of industrialization and urbanization, 1st Edition

    By Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka, Kaushalesh Lal

    This book examines long-term structural changes and the broad impact on economic development in regional comparative perspectives. The book analyzes data across Africa, Asia and Latin America. It looks at key variables of productivity growth, industrialization, poverty, urbanization, and employment…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Tourism, Mobilities, and Development in Sparsely Populated Areas book cover

    Tourism, Mobilities, and Development in Sparsely Populated Areas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Doris Carson, Dean Carson, Linda Lundmark

    Tourism ‘mobilities’ are not restricted to the movement of tourists between places of origin and destinations. Particularly in more peripheral, remote, or sparsely populated destinations, workers and residents are also likely to be frequently moving between locations. Such destinations attract…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Sports Agents and Labour Markets: Evidence from World Football book cover

    Sports Agents and Labour Markets

    Evidence from World Football, 1st Edition

    By Giambattista Rossi, Anna Semens, Jean Francois Brocard

    The sports agent has become a highly significant figure in contemporary sport business. The role of the agent is essential to our understanding of labour markets and labour relations in an increasingly globalised sports industry. Drawing on extensive empirical research into football around the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Reform and Productivity Growth in India: Issues and Trends in the Labour Markets book cover

    Reform and Productivity Growth in India

    Issues and Trends in the Labour Markets, 1st Edition

    By Dibyendu Maiti

    During the last two decades, India has experienced a high growth rate, but the contribution from productivity growth and technological progress has been very low. This has resulted in a poor performance in the employment generation in the formal sector, and this book examines this phenomenon and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • The Yugoslav Economic System (Routledge Revivals): The First Labor-Managed Economy in the Making book cover

    The Yugoslav Economic System (Routledge Revivals)

    The First Labor-Managed Economy in the Making, 1st Edition

    By Branko Horvat

    First published in 1976, this book traces the development of the Yugoslav economy from the end of the Second World War to the beginning of 1975, which the author argues was a highly productive era of social innovation. Drawing on personal experience of the Revolution, the Partisan Liberation War…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge

  • Feminism, Labour and Digital Media: The Digital Housewife book cover

    Feminism, Labour and Digital Media

    The Digital Housewife, 1st Edition

    By Kylie Jarrett

    There is a contradiction at the heart of digital media. We use commercial platforms to express our identity, to build community and to engage politically. At the same time, our status updates, tweets, videos, photographs and music files are free content for these sites. We are also generating an…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Educating Inequality: Beyond the Political Myths of Higher Education and the Job Market book cover

    Educating Inequality

    Beyond the Political Myths of Higher Education and the Job Market, 1st Edition

    By Robert Samuels

    Politicians and school officials often argue that higher education is the solution to many of our social, and economic problems. Educating Inequality argues that in order to reduce inequality and enhance social mobility, public policies are needed to revamp the financial aid system and increase the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-21
    Routledge

  • The Formulation of Local Housing Strategies: A Critical Evaluation book cover

    The Formulation of Local Housing Strategies

    A Critical Evaluation, 1st Edition

    By Chris Nicol

    Housing provision is a major dilemma for local authorities. There is currently a huge demand for more housing, while increasing environmental, economic and political pressures must be considered when local authorities develop their policies. This remarkable volume investigates how local…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge

  • Widening Income Distribution in Post-Handover Hong Kong book cover

    Widening Income Distribution in Post-Handover Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    By Hon-Kwong Lui

    Before the handover to China in 1997, Hong Kong’s economic growth was very strong and the unemployment rate dropped to a record low of 2.2 per cent. In recent years, the widening income dispersion in Hong Kong has caught public attention. This book investigates the economic development and changes…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • Vulnerability and the Legal Organization of Work book cover

    Vulnerability and the Legal Organization of Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martha Albertson Fineman, Jonathan W. Fineman

    This book uses the concepts of vulnerability and resilience to analyze the situation of individuals and institutions in the context of the employment relationship. It is based on the premise that both employer and employee are vulnerable to various social, economic, and political forces, although…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge
    Gender in Law, Culture, and Society

  • Gender and Risk-Taking: Economics, Evidence, and Why the Answer Matters book cover

    Gender and Risk-Taking

    Economics, Evidence, and Why the Answer Matters, 1st Edition

    By Julie A. Nelson

    The belief that men and women have fundamentally distinct natures, resulting in divergent preferences and behaviours, is widespread. Recently, economists have also engaged in the search for gender differences, with a number claiming to find fundamental gender differences regarding risk-taking,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

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