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  • The Political Economy of Digital Automation

    Measuring its Impact on Productivity, Economic Growth and Consumption, 1st Edition

    By Sreenath Majumder, Anuradha SenGupta

    With digital automation becoming ubiquitous, the relationship between man and machine is being redefined. This book, through a focus on America, identifies the tension this relationship has produced, and how it has divided America socially, politically, and economically, ultimately breeding two…

    Hardback – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Empirical Macroeconomics and Statistical Uncertainty

    Spatial and Temporal Disaggregation of Regional Economic Indicators, 1st Edition

    By Mateusz Pipień, Sylwia Roszkowska

    This book addresses one of the most important research activities in empirical macroeconomics. It provides a course of advanced but intuitive methods and tools enabling the spatial and temporal disaggregation of basic macroeconomic variables and the assessment of the statistical uncertainty of the…

    Hardback – 2020-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the European Economy

  • The Informal Economy Revisited

    Examining the Past, Envisioning the Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martha Chen, Françoise Carré

    This landmark volume brings together leading scholars in the field to investigate recent conceptual shifts, research findings and policy debates on the informal economy as well as future challenges and directions for research and policy. Well over half of the global workforce and the vast majority…

    Hardback – 2020-07-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Demographic Perspective of China’s Economic Development

    1st Edition

    By Fang Cai

    China is historically famous for its high demographic dividend and its huge working population and this has driven tremendous economic growth over the past few decades. However, that population has begun to shrink and the Lewis turning point whereby surplus rural population has been absorbed into…

    Hardback – 2020-06-03 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Labour Law and the Gig Economy

    Challenges posed by the digitalisation of labour processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Carby-Hall, Lourdes Mella Méndez

    This international book analyses the impact of digitisation in labour markets, on labour relationships and also on labour processes.The rapid progress of modern disruptive technologies and AIs and their multiple applications to each phase of the labour production system, are changing the production…

    Hardback – 2020-04-22 
    Routledge

  • Evolving Work

    Employing Self and Community, 1st Edition

    By Ronnie Lessem, Tony Bradley

    The idea of Self and the authenticity of particular identities have been rapidly dissolving in the acids of post-modern globalising capitalism. The hegemony of patterns of work, wage-labor and the operation of labour markets in the American West (and European North) has ridden rough-shod over…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01
    Routledge
    Transformation and Innovation

  • Regulating the Platform Economy

    International Perspectives On New Forms Of Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lourdes Mella Méndez

    This book analyses novel and important issues relating to the emergence of new forms of work resulting from the introduction of disruptive technologies in the enterprises and the labour market, especially platform work.The first part of the book examines the platform economy and labour market, to…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13
    Routledge

  • Brokering Circular Labour Migration

    A Mobile Ethnography of Migrant Care Workers’ Journey to Switzerland, 1st Edition

    By Huey Shy Chau

    This book examines the commercialisation of domestic and care work through private agencies that organise transnational care arrangements by brokering migrant workers. The book focuses on the emergence of private for-profit home care agencies following the 2011 extension of the Free Movement…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Automation, Innovation and Work

    The Impact of Technological, Economic, and Social Singularity, 1st Edition

    By Jon-Arild Johannessen, Helene Sætersdal

    Artificial intelligence will not necessarily create a super-intelligent “human robot”; however, it is very probable that intelligent robots and intelligent informats will bring about a form of super-globalization, in which money and goods are prioritized over people and democracy and where the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Economics of Innovation

  • Collective Bargaining in Professional Sports

    Player Salaries, Free Agency, Team Ownership, League Organizational Structures and the Power of Commissioners, 1st Edition

    By Scott Bukstein

    Collective Bargaining in Professional Sports provides a timely and practical overview of the impact and importance of the collective bargaining process in the business of professional sports in the United States. Focusing on the contemporary history of collective bargaining in the National…

    Hardback – 2020-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Contemporary Work and the Future of Employment in Developed Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Holland, Chris Brewster

    Whilst only in the second decade of the 21st century, we have seen significant and fundamental change in the way we work, where we work, how we work and the conditions of work. The continued advancements of (smart) technology and artificial intelligence, globalisation and deregulation can provide a…

    Hardback – 2020-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • Using Fiscal Policy and Public Financial Management to Promote Gender Equality

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Janet G. Stotsky

    This book examines how fiscal policy and management can promote gender equality in developing as well as developed countries. Providing an international look at gender budgeting, it draws on countries at different levels of development, with an emphasis on low-income developing countries. It…

    Hardback – 2020-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Economics

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