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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 222 new and published books in the subject of Labour Economics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. German Immigration and Servitude in America, 1709-1920

    By Farley Grubb

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This book provides the most comprehensive history of German migration to North America for the period 1709 to 1920 than has been done before. Employing state-of-the-art methodological and statistical techniques, the book has two objectives. First he explores how the recruitment and shipping...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Informal Economy in Developing Countries

    Edited by Jean-Pierre Cling, Stéphane Lagrée, Mireille Razafindrakoto, François Roubaud

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Informality is ubiquitous in most developing countries. Understanding the informal economy is therefore of utmost importance from a political, economic and social point of view. Paradoxically, despite its economic importance, knowledge is extremely limited regarding the informal economy. It remains...

    Published June 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Economics of Labor

    Edited by George J. Borjas

    Series: Critical Concepts in Economics

    The branch of economics concerned with the allocation of resources in the labor market addresses some of the most difficult issues facing governments and policy-makers at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The range of dizzying questions it seeks to answer include: what is the impact of...

    Published June 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Indonesian Labour Market

    Changes and challenges

    By Shafiq Dhanani, Iyanatul Islam, Anis Chowdhury

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The topics of unemployment, underemployment, wage trends and patterns, and the relationship between poverty and the labour market are of interest to all policy makers, researchers, academics and journalists concerned with economic development. This book traces the evolution of the Indonesian labour...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Socio-Economic Insecurity in Emerging Economies

    Building new spaces

    Edited by Khayaat Fakier, Ellen Ehmke

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Taking a unique comparative approach to the respective development paths of India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA), this book shows that people and governments in all three countries are faced with similar challenges of heightened insecurity, caused by liberalization and structural adjustment. The...

    Published May 26th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Youth and Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Working but Poor

    Edited by Hiroyuki Hino, Gustav Ranis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    It is widely acknowledged that youth unemployment is one of the most critical challenges facing countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. This volume brings together an eminent group of international scholars to analyse the extent and complex nature of this joblessness, and offer a set of evidence-based...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Problems of Poverty (Routledge Revivals)

    An Inquiry into the Industrial Condition of the Poor

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1891, this seminal work examines the primary causes of poverty during the industrial age. Through considering how poverty is measured, the growth of urbanisation and the supply of low-skilled labour in the workforce, Hobson arrives at possible solutions to the problem of poverty...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Information Technology and Socialist Construction

    The End of Capital and the Transition to Socialism

    By Daniel E. Saros

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The failure of command central planning in the twentieth century has led to a general disillusionment within the socialist movement worldwide. Some alternatives to capitalism have been proposed since the end of the Cold War, but none has offered an alternative form of economic calculation. This...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. The American Welfare State

    A Practical Guide

    By Brian Glenn

    Through a practical introduction to the policies of the American welfare state—a wide-ranging subject much discussed but seldom described—this concise volume details the four main areas of social welfare policy: housing assistance, nutrition assistance, income assistance, and medical assistance. In...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Problem of the Unemployed (Routledge Revivals)

    An Enquiry and an Economic Policy

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1896, this seminal work considers the Question of the Unemployed at the height of imperialist capitalism. Hobson proposes a controversial theory of social progress, which argues that unemployment is a natural and necessary result of the mal-distribution of consumption power. In a...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge