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Adjustment Costs in the Labor Market

Fabio-Cesare Bagliano and Giuseppe Bertola

in Models for Dynamic Macroeconomics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199266821
eISBN:
9780191601606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266824.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Focusses on how uncertainty may be treated simply in a Markov chain environment where shocks occur with given probabilities across a well‐defined and stable set of possible states. Applications to ... More


Wage Employment in Africa

Christopher Cramer, John Sender, and Arkebe Oqubay

in African Economic Development: Evidence, Theory, Policy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198832331
eISBN:
9780191870972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832331.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Most economists think there is little wage employment in Africa and doubt the potential for faster growth of paid employment. They favour supply-side measures encouraging self-employment. The ... More


Legislating Harmony: Labor Law Reform in Contemporary China

Mary E. Gallagher and Baohua Dong

in From Iron Rice Bowl to Informalization: Markets, Workers, and the State in a Changing China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450242
eISBN:
9780801462931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450242.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the development of Chinese labor and employment legislation, from the initial drafting of the first National Labor Law in 1994 to the drafting and implementation of the Labor ... More


Labour policy developments in Italy in comparative perspective

Fabio Berton, Matteo Richiardi, and Stefano Sacchi

in The political economy of work security and flexibility: Italy in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429070
eISBN:
9781447307631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429070.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter outlines the evolution of labour flexibility policies in Italy, Germany, Spain and Japan. All four countries have introduced labour market reforms as a strategy to respond to high (or ... More


How can young people’s employment quality be assessed dynamically?

Gabriella Berloffa, Eleonora Matteazzi, Gabriele Mazzolini, Alina Şandor, and Paola Villa

in Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility, and Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190864798
eISBN:
9780190864828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864798.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter adopts a dynamic approach to the study of youth labor market integration. It focuses on individual trajectories (i.e., sequences of employment statuses) and considers the timing, order, ... More


Employment Policies

Despina Alexiadou

in Ideologues, Partisans, and Loyalists: Ministers and Policymaking in Parliamentary Cabinets

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198755715
eISBN:
9780191816864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755715.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Comparative Politics

What is the role of social democrat ministers of employment in employment policies? Chapter 6 tests the policy role of left ideologues, partisans, and loyalists in employment protection legislation ... More


How Does the Performance of School-to-Work Transition Regimes Vary in the European Union?

Kari P. Hadjivassiliou, Arianna Tassinari, Werner Eichhorst, and Florian Wozny

in Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility, and Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190864798
eISBN:
9780190864828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864798.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter presents a cross-country comparative analysis of the variation in European youth-related school-to-work (STW) transition regimes. The chapter assesses youth labor market performance ... More


Income support policies and labour market reforms under austerity in Greece

Manos Matsaganis

in Labour Market Policies in the Era of Pervasive Austerity: A European Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447335863
eISBN:
9781447335900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335863.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter reviews the changes in labour market policies under conditions of harsh austerity and mass unemployment in Greece in 2010-2015. Three policy areas are covered: income support to the ... More


Family rediscovered? Working carers of older people in Finland and Sweden

Outi Jolanki, Marta Szebehely, and Kaisa Kauppinen

in Combining paid work and family care: Policies and experiences in international perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306818
eISBN:
9781447310839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306818.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The chapter addresses the characteristics and situations of working carers of older people in Finland and Sweden. It draws together knowledge on employment legislation, public policy and payments to ... More


Employment

Deborah L. Rhode

in What Women Want

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199348275
eISBN:
9780190252410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199348275.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on employment issues affecting women, with particular reference to the unconscious biases and workplace practices that contribute to the gender gap in pay and leadership ... More


Recruitment and Vocational Training

Ulrich Jürgens and Martin Krzywdzinski

in New Worlds of Work: Varieties of Work in Car Factories in the BRIC Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198722670
eISBN:
9780191789359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722670.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The chapter deals with two main questions. The first is whether and to what extent the recruitment and training practices adopted by companies in BRIC countries provide the basis for a ‘high’ or ‘low ... More


The Dynamics of the Regulation of Labour in Developing and Developed Countries since 1960

Nauro F. Campos and Jeffrey B. Nugent

in The Political Economy of Structural Reforms in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198821878
eISBN:
9780191861000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821878.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Labour market liberalization is certainly one of the most important structural reforms but it is also one of the least well-understood. In part, this is because empirical evidence is largely confined ... More


Labour Market Regulations and Capital Intensity

Gilbert Cette, Jimmy Lopez, and Jacques Mairesse

in The Political Economy of Structural Reforms in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198821878
eISBN:
9780191861000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821878.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

What is the impact of labour market regulations as measured by the OECD indicator of employment protection legislation (EPL) on capital and skill composition? Precisely, this study investigates the ... More


Temporary Work and Job Quality

Hande Inanc

in Unequal Britain at Work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198712848
eISBN:
9780191781179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712848.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Public Management

There is a general perception that temporary jobs are of lower quality. However, predictions about the implications of changes in the macroeconomic situation and labour market institutions are not ... More


Conclusion: On the Frontier of Public Opinion and LGBT Rights Research

Brian F. Harrison and Melissa R. Michelson

in Listen, We Need to Talk: How to Change Attitudes about LGBT Rights

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190654740
eISBN:
9780190654788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190654740.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 7 concludes the book with a look back at its goals and the results of the experiments. In a variety of contexts ranging from California to Georgia, New Jersey to Wisconsin, priming a variety ... More


Formal and Informal Power

Johannes Lindvall

in Reform Capacity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198766865
eISBN:
9780191821134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766865.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The main argument of this chapter is that the concentration-of-power hypothesis—the idea that reform capacity is higher under power-concentration institutions—only holds, if at all, in societies ... More


The Recent History of Veteran Recruitment and Retention

Lisa Rosser

in Military Veteran Employment: A Guide for the Data-Driven Leader

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190642983
eISBN:
9780190643010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642983.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Setting the historical context for this book, this chapter describes the recent history of civilian veteran employment, relaying how the high military veteran unemployment rate in 2010 generated ... More


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