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  1. Labor Markets and Economic Development

    Edited by Ravi Kanbur, Jan Svejnar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    As developing and transition economies enter the next phase of reforms, labor market issues increasingly come to the fore. With the increased competition from globalization, the discussion is shifting to the need for greater labor market flexibility and the creation of "good" jobs. Moreover, the...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Dynamics of Asian Labour Markets

    Balancing Control and Flexibility

    Edited by John Benson, Ying Zhu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Asia has undergone rapid economic transformation over the past two decades. Despite its constant economic growth, the 1997-98 Asian financial crisis and the resulting surge in unemployment highlighted the vulnerability of national systems that base development solely on economic growth. This book...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Co-operative Industry (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ernest Aves

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Ernest Aves (1857-1917) was an influential social analyst and civil servant. This title, first published in 1907, during Aves’ work for the Board of Trade, investigates the different forms of industrial co-operation within Britain; the fundamental principle of this is stated as "equitable...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. The State–Capital Nexus in the Global Crisis

    Rebound of the Capitalist State

    Edited by Bastiaan van Apeldoorn, Naná de Graaff, Henk W. Overbeek

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    In the wake of the outbreak of the global crisis in 2008, many observers expected the state to assume command over a faltering neoliberal finance-led model of capitalism. We now know that this expectation was by and large mistaken. There is indeed an ongoing re-calibration of the state-capital...

    Published October 17th 2013 by Routledge

  5. A Perspective of Wages and Prices (Routledge Revivals)

    By Henry Phelps Brown, Sheila V. Hopkins

    First published in book form in 1981, this collection of essays originally written between 1955 and 1966 contains ground-breaking research and analysis on the study of wages and prices across seven centuries, with particular reference to builder’s wage rates and the price of a bundle of the...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Everyday Impact of Economic Reform in China

    Management Change, Enterprise Performance and Daily Life

    By Ying Zhu, Michael Webber, John Benson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    During the past 30 years, China has undergone extensive economic reform, replacing the government’s administration of enterprises with increasing levels of market-oriented enterprise autonomy. At the heart of the reform are changes in the employment relationship, where state control has been...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Enterprise Forms and Economic Efficiency

    Capitalist, Cooperative and Government Firms

    By Kazuhiko Mikami

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The book conducts a comparative study on the form of enterprise, focusing on broadly defined cooperative firms in comparison with conventional capitalist firms. It explores the essential advantages and disadvantages of the different types of firms and attempts to answer why capitalist firms are so...

    Published September 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Debating the Lewis Turning Point in China

    Edited by Yiping Huang, Fang Cai

    HUANG Yiping is Professor of Economics at the China Center for Economic Research, National School of Development, Peking University, China. He is also an adjunct professor at the Australian National University and a member of the China Finance 40 Forum. His current research focuses on macroeconomic...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Radical Economics and Labour

    Essays inspired by the IWW Centennial

    Edited by Frederic Lee, Jon Bekken

    Series: Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

    To celebrate the centenary of the most radical union in North America - The Industrial Workers of the World - this collection examines radical economics and the labor movement in the 20th Century. The union advocates direct action to raise wages and increase job control, and it envisions the...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Empirical Methods for the Study of Labour Force Dynamics

    By Kenneth Wolpin

    In the last twenty years there has been an explosion of economic research on labor force dynamics; the movement of individuals between labor force states. This book focuses on the methods by which behavioral theories of labor force dynamics have been empirically implemented. Most attention is paid...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge