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Unions' Involvement in the Welfare State

Tito Boeri, Agar Brugiavini, Lars Calmfors, Alison Booth, Michael Burda, Daniele Checchi, Bernhard Ebbinghaus, Richard Freeman, Pietro Garibaldi, Bertil Holmlund, Robin Naylor, Martin Schludi, Thierry Verdier, and Jelle Visser

in The Role of Unions in the Twenty-first Century: A Report for the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246588
eISBN:
9780191596001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246580.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Shows that there are important correlations between the unions' strength and activities and their welfare outcomes. The chapter provides a taxonomy of the large differences across countries in ... More


Family Migration and Labour Market Outcomes: A Panel Investigation

Harminder Battu, Ada Ma, and Euan Phimister

in Homeownership and the Labour Market in Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543946
eISBN:
9780191701320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543946.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Although considerable evidence can explain the consequences and reasons for the migration of household members, unresolved issues still surface. Primary concern revolves around the disturbing effects ... More


Gender, Source Country Characteristics, and Labor Market Assimilation among Immigrants

Lawrence M. Kahn and Kerry L. Papps

in Gender, Inequality, and Wages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199665853
eISBN:
9780191745805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665853.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

Using 1980–2000 Census data to study the impact of source country characteristics on married adult immigrants' labour supply assimilation profiles, this chapter shows that immigrant women from ... More


Generosity and Participation: Variations in Urban China’s Minimum Livelihood Guarantee Policy

Qin Gao and Carl Riskin

in Law and Economics with Chinese Characteristics: Institutions for Promoting Development in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199698547
eISBN:
9780191745522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698547.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The change in property rights regime in urban China, broadly understood, includes the emergence of new claims on behalf of the poor in the form of new social welfare programs. The major such program, ... More


Forms of Incentive Pay

Alex Bryson, Richard Freeman, Claudio Lucifora, Michele Pellizzari, and Virginie Pérotin

in Executive Remuneration and Employee Performance-Related Pay: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669806
eISBN:
9780191749407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669806.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Incentives may involve relating employees’ pay to their individual performance, as with piece rates or most sales commissions; or relating pay to the performance of their working group or team; ... More


Performance Pay and Financial Participation 1

Alex Bryson, Richard Freeman, Claudio Lucifora, Michele Pellizzari, and Virginie Pérotin

in Executive Remuneration and Employee Performance-Related Pay: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669806
eISBN:
9780191749407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669806.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The diffusion of incentive pay schemes ranges from around 10–15 per cent in some European countries to over 40 per cent in Scandinavian countries and the US. Individual pay and profit/gain sharing ... More


Empirical Literature

Alex Bryson, Richard Freeman, Claudio Lucifora, Michele Pellizzari, and Virginie Pérotin

in Executive Remuneration and Employee Performance-Related Pay: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669806
eISBN:
9780191749407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669806.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Most studies suggest that when firms have good performance measures, performance-related pay is associated with improved employee productivity and better worker–firm match. If all firms that would ... More


Demography and the Economy

John B. Shoven (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226754727
eISBN:
9780226754758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226754758.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Demographics is a vital field of study for understanding social and economic change and it has attracted attention in recent years as concerns have grown over the aging populations of developed ... More


Exploratory Analysis for Europe: Religion and Physical Appearance

Eleonora Patacchini, Giuseppe Ragusa, and Yves Zenou

in Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198729853
eISBN:
9780191796500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729853.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

Using the available cross-country data for Europe, this chapter provides novel evidence on the employment and labor market participation rates of underweight and overweight people as well as people ... More


Child Poverty in Britain: Did Work Work?

Richard Dickens

in The Labour Market in Winter: The State of Working Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199587377
eISBN:
9780191808647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587377.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter assesses the achievements of Labour government reforms, increasing the employment on households with children and lifting about half a million children out of poverty. It explains the ... More


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