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 The Case against Foreign Direct Investment and Multinational Corporations

Stephen D. Cohen

in Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment: Avoiding Simplicity, Embracing Complexity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195179354
eISBN:
9780199783779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179354.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Only the most rabid proponents deny the potential for MNCs and FDI to inflict costs and harm on large numbers of people and countries. This chapter is the equivalent of a law brief, this time ... More


Financial Threats and Self-Undermining Rhetoric

Adam Seth Levine

in American Insecurity: Why Our Economic Fears Lead to Political Inaction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162966
eISBN:
9781400852130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162966.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book examines the political consequences of threats to Americans' financial well-being and in particular why they might not motivate ... More


Job Loss: Historical Perspective from the Displaced Workers Survey, 1984–2010

Henry S. Farber

in Lifecycle Events and Their Consequences: Job Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785853
eISBN:
9780804786430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785853.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter provides a discussion of the incidence of job loss in the


Job Loss and the Decline in Job Security in the United States

Henry S. Farber

in Labor in the New Economy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226001432
eISBN:
9780226001463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226001463.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter discusses job loss and the decline in job security in the United States. It argues that a possible explanation for this scenario is an increase in the rate of job change by workers that ... More


Effects of Late-Life Job Loss on Wealth and Labor Supply

Ann H. Stevens and Jeremy G. Moulton

in Lifecycle Events and Their Consequences: Job Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785853
eISBN:
9780804786430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785853.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter considers the impact of job loss on economic well-being during retirement. Using data from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS), it compares retirement wealth across individuals who ... More


The Effect of Job Displacement on Cumulated Years Worked

Till von Wachter, Jae Song, and Joyce Manchester

in Lifecycle Events and Their Consequences: Job Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785853
eISBN:
9780804786430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785853.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter considers whether short-term losses experienced by displaced workers persist over time by impacting the cumulative years that the typical individual works. Using administrative records ... More


The New Global Apparel Trade: Who Wins, Who Loses?

Ellen Israel Rosen

in Making Sweatshops: The Globalization of the U.S. Apparel Industry

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233362
eISBN:
9780520928572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233362.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter addresses the winners and the losers of the globalization of the apparel industry. Executives and managers of the large retail and apparel transnationals have clearly been winners, while ... More


Lifecycle Events and Their Consequences: Job Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health

Kenneth A. Couch, Mary C. Daly, and Julie M. Zissimopoulos (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785853
eISBN:
9780804786430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785853.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Lifecycle Events and Their Consequences: Job Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health brings together leading scholars to study the impact of unexpected life course events on economic welfare. The ... More


Unemployment and Unemployment Relief

George R. Boyer

in The Winding Road to the Welfare State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691178738
eISBN:
9780691183992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178738.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the extent of cyclical, seasonal, and casual unemployment from 1870 to 1914, and shows that reported unemployment rates greatly understate the probability of job loss faced by ... More


Involuntary Job Transitions and Subjective Well-Being

Ariel Kalil and Thomas DeLeire

in Lifecycle Events and Their Consequences: Job Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785853
eISBN:
9780804786430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785853.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines whether lasting reductions in earnings and wealth due to job loss have consequences on well-being beyond financial concerns. In particular, the analysis uses data from the ... More


Do Initial Conditions Persist between Firms?: An Analysis of Firm-Entry Cohort Effects and Job Losers Using Matched Employer-Employee Data

Till von Wachter and Stefan Bender

in The Analysis of Firms and Employees: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226042879
eISBN:
9780226042893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226042893.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

An increasing number of studies suggest that the starting conditions in the first year of a worker's job or labor market entry can have long-term effects on earnings and career development. Using ... More


Business Employment Dynamics

Richard L. Clayton and James R. Spletzer

in Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226172569
eISBN:
9780226172576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226172576.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter presents an overview of the Business Employment Dynamics (BED) database at the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). It also provides a detailed analysis of job creation and destruction in ... More


Finding and Maintaining Employment

David J. Harding, Jeffrey D. Morenoff, and Jessica J. B. Wyse

in On the Outside: Prisoner Reentry and Reintegration

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226607504
eISBN:
9780226607788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226607788.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The formerly incarcerated exhibit very low rates of employment, even many years after their release from prison. Low levels of human capital, distance from jobs, lack of transportation, and the ... More


Skills and education mismatch

Seamus McGuinness (ed.)

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/9781447350347.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter addresses three key aspects of young people's lives: the nature of human capital development in third-level institutions; transitions from education to work; and the relative exposure to ... More


Job Loss: A Discussion

Michael D. Hurd

in Lifecycle Events and Their Consequences: Job Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785853
eISBN:
9780804786430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785853.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter provides an overview of the section of the text that examines job loss. The main theme of the chapter is that since the Great Recession is more severe than the periods covered by some of ... More


Historical poverty and the roots of decline

Ruth Lupton

in Poverty Street: The dynamics of neighbourhood decline and renewal

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345356
eISBN:
9781447303039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345356.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores the trajectories of poverty in more detail, highlighting the areas of primary deprivation. The decline had started in the 1960s due to the increase of crime and antisocial ... More


Job Tenure and Job Turnover

Giulia Faggio, Paul Gregg, and Jonathan Wadsworth

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/9780199587377.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter focuses on job tenure and job turnover in the UK. It considers job tenure and job turnover as possible measures of job stability, and examines the issue of job stability among different ... More


How do youth labor flows differ from those of older workers?

Vladislav Flek, Martin Hála, and Martina Mysíková

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/9780190864798.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter analyzes youth labor market dynamics, their structure, and their policy implications, focusing on selected European Union countries during the various stages of the Great Recession and ... More


U.S. Offshoring: Small Steps to Make It Win-Win

Diana Farrell

in The Economists' Voice: Top Economists Take On Today's Problems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231143653
eISBN:
9780231527866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231143653.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter considers the issue of offshoring. The United States leads the world in offshoring white-collar jobs to low-wage countries. Today they employ more than 900,000 service workers overseas. ... More


Introduction

Kenneth A. Couch, Mary C. Daly, and Julie M. Zissimopoulos

in Lifecycle Events and Their Consequences: Job Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785853
eISBN:
9780804786430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785853.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The introductory chapter presents an overview of this volume which provides a structured examination of three of the most important events that occur in the lives of most adults: changes in ... More


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