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Trade and Jobs in Europe: Much Ado About Nothing?

Mathias Dewatripont, André Sapir, and Khalid Sekkat (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198293606
eISBN:
9780191601262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293607.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book explores the impact of trade with less developed countries (LDCs) on employment in Europe. It supports the view that trade with LDCs has had limited impact on the labour market. Among its ... More


Introduction

Mathias Dewatripont, André Sapir, and Khalid Sekkat

in Trade and Jobs in Europe: Much Ado About Nothing?

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198293606
eISBN:
9780191601262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293607.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion on the unemployment problem in Europe. It then explores some policy responses and summarizes the main findings of the studies presented in this ... More


Policies to Create and Destroy Human Capital in Europe

James J. Heckman and Bas Jacobs

in Perspectives on the Performance of the Continental Economies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015318
eISBN:
9780262295413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015318.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Human capital accumulation is a dynamic process. The skills acquired in one stage of the life cycle affect both the initial conditions and the technology of learning at the next stage. Different ... More


Internationalisation and the labour market of the European Union

Peter Plougmann

in Changing labour markets, welfare policies and citizenship

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342720
eISBN:
9781447301660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342720.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The European labour market is currently experiencing radical changes that challenge the institution of the European welfare state. A new international division of labour is creating new opportunities ... More


Relative Prices, Trade and Restructuring in European Industry

Damien Neven and Charles Wyplosz

in Trade and Jobs in Europe: Much Ado About Nothing?

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198293606
eISBN:
9780191601262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293607.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the impact of trade on European labour markets using data on relative commodity prices and intra-sectoral skill levels. Drastic restructuring in unskilled labour-intensive ... More


Changing welfare states and labour markets in the context of European gender arrangements

Birgit Pfau-Effinger

in Changing labour markets, welfare policies and citizenship

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342720
eISBN:
9781447301660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342720.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In the last decades of the millennium, women increasingly were included into the Western European labour markets; however, there were considerable differences in the development paths of European ... More


Young people and their contemporary labour market values

Wim Plug and Mancula du Bois-Raymond

in Young people in Europe: Labour markets and citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345882
eISBN:
9781447304371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345882.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines what kind of labour-market-related values present-day young Dutch people espouse. It then interprets these data and investigates how the Dutch outcomes relate to developments in ... More


Introduction

Jacqueline O’Reilly, Mark Smith, Tiziana Nazio, and Clémentine Moyart (eds)

in Youth Employment: Style Handbook

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447350347
eISBN:
9781447350354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350347.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This introductory chapter provides an overview of youth unemployment. In countries hit hardest by the Great Recession of 2008, young people have faced some of the largest obstacles in finding stable ... More


Workers without Borders: Posted Work and Precarity in the EU

Ines Wagner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501729157
eISBN:
9781501729171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501729157.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book addresses the complexities of transnational posted work through three key topics. First, it examines how the de-territorialization of national models and employment relations systems opens ... More


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