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  1. Capitalism and the Political Economy of Work Time

    By Christoph Hermann

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    John Maynard Keynes expected that around the year 2030 people would only work 15 hours a week. In the mid-1960s, Jean Fourastié still anticipated the introduction of the 30-hour week in the year 2000, when productivity would continue to grow at an established pace. Productivity growth slowed down...

    Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The History of Migration in Europe

    Perspectives from Economics, Politics and Sociology

    Edited by Francesca Fauri

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The History of Migration in Europe belies several myths by arguing, for example, that immobility has not been the "normal" condition of people before the modern era. Migration (far from being an income-maximizing choice taken by lone individuals) is often a household strategy, and local wages...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Applied Economics of Labour

    Edited by Mark P. Taylor

    This book provides an introduction and overview to seven applied financial studies on the theme of labour. The studies cover a wide range of topics, from the individual effects of becoming disabled on key aspects of labour market outcomes in Germany, to testing whether there is evidence of...

    Published October 5th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Labour Market Economics (Routledge Revivals)

    By D Sapsford

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1981, Labour Market Economics develops the basic economic theory of introductory courses within the context of labour market analysis and applies it both to particular features and special problems of the subject. The author begins by outlining the nature of the area and the...

    Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Issues in Pension Funding (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Blake

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1992, this book explains how pension funds work in order to highlight their impact on the economy as a whole. David Blake explores the different systems in operation at the time of writing, both state run and private sector, and describes policy initiatives such as personal...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Learning to Industrialize

    From Given Growth to Policy-aided Value Creation

    By Kenichi Ohno

    Series: Routledge-GRIPS Development Forum Studies

    This book proposes a new, pragmatic way of approaching economic development which features policy learning based on a comparison of international best policy practices. While the important role of government in promoting private sector development is being recognized, policy discussion often...

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Migration of Indian Human Capital

    The Ebb and Flow of Indian Professionals in Southeast Asia

    By Faizal bin Yahya, Arunajeet Kaur

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    In an increasingly globalised world manifested in greater economic integration, human capital is an important factor. One of the key sources of human capital to the global economy is India, and the main destinations for Indian professionals has been Western developed economies, the Middle East and...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Economics of Knowledge Generation and Distribution

    The Role of Interactions in the System Dynamics of Innovation and Growth

    Edited by Pier Paolo Patrucco

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Contemporary capitalistic systems have been undergoing profound transformations determined by the transition towards the so-called knowledge based economy, i.e. a competitive system based on the capabilities firms have to create, use and circulate knowledge. These transformations concern both the...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Globalization of Executive Search

    Professional Services Strategy and Dynamics in the Contemporary World

    By Jonathan V. Beaverstock, James R. Faulconbridge, Sarah J.E. Hall

    Series: Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

    Executive search, headhunting, is now one of the archetypal new knowledge intensive professional services, as well as a labor market intermediary bound up with globalization. In this book, the authors examine the key actors in the process of executive search globalization – leading global firms –...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Economies of Africa and Asia in the Inter-war Depression (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ian Brown

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The great inter-war depression has long been seen as an unprecedented economic disaster for the peoples of the non-European world. This book, with its detailed assessment of the impact of the depression on the economies of Africa and Asia, challenges the orthodox view, and is essential reading for...

    Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge