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National and International Labor Regulation

Robert J. Flanagan

in Globalization and Labor Conditions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195306002
eISBN:
9780199783564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195306007.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter evaluates the effect of globalization on the extent of a country’s labor regulation and the influence of national and international labor regulations on labor conditions. There is no ... More


Globalization and Labor Conditions

Robert J. Flanagan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195306002
eISBN:
9780199783564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195306007.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book explains how the three main mechanisms of globalization — international trade, international migration, and international capital flows — alter working conditions (particularly wages, work ... More


Why Deregulate Labour Markets?

Gøsta Esping-Andersen and Marino Regini (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240524
eISBN:
9780191599187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240523.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book explores the deregulation of labour markets in Europe. It reviews the different national approaches to flexibility and deregulation, and examines their impact on unemployment structure and ... More


Italy: The Long Times of Consensual Re‐Regulation

Manuela Samek Lodovici

in Why Deregulate Labour Markets?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240524
eISBN:
9780191599187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240523.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines labour market regulation in Italy. It highlights the risks associated with excessive regulation of employment relations: the development of a highly segmented market, exclusion ... More


Who Is Harmed by Labour Market Regulations? Quantitative Evidence *

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen

in Why Deregulate Labour Markets?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240524
eISBN:
9780191599187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240523.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the impact of labour market regulation in Europe. It shows that regulation slows down flows out of unemployment, and contributes to the unemployment problem among young and ... More


Managing the Margins: Gender, Citizenship, and the International Regulation of Precarious Employment

Leah F. Vosko

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574810
eISBN:
9780191722080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574810.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, HRM / IR

This book seeks to understand the precarious margins of late‐capitalist labour markets. Its point of departure is the prevailing view that the full‐time continuous job or the standard employment ... More


Introduction

Leah F. Vosko

in Managing the Margins: Gender, Citizenship, and the International Regulation of Precarious Employment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574810
eISBN:
9780191722080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574810.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, HRM / IR

This chapter introduces the book's central arguments as well as the three conceptual lenses through which these arguments develop—the normative model of employment, the gender contract, and ... More


Self‐Employment and the Regulation of the Employment Relationship: From Equal Treatment to Effective Protection

Leah F. Vosko

in Managing the Margins: Gender, Citizenship, and the International Regulation of Precarious Employment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574810
eISBN:
9780191722080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574810.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, HRM / IR

This chapter examines responses to the destabilization of the employment relationship and labour market insecurities coming in its train. The regulation of principal focus is the ILO Recommendation ... More


Sweden and Denmark Defending the Welfare State

Mats Benner and Torben Bundgaard Vad

in Welfare and Work in the Open Economy Volume II: Diverse Responses to Common Challenges in Twelve Countries

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240920
eISBN:
9780191600180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240922.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The very generous, service‐oriented ‘social–democratic’ welfare states in Sweden and Denmark did consistently achieve higher levels of overall employment, extremely high levels of public services, ... More


Managing Divergent Employment Dilemmas

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen

in Social Foundations of Postindustrial Economies

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198742005
eISBN:
9780191599163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198742002.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The macroscopic changes to post‐industrial employment that were examined in the previous chapter are unlikely to affect all nations similarly. Job loss through de‐industrialization, e.g., will be ... More


Germany: A Regulated Flexibility

Susanne Fuchs and Ronald Schettkat

in Why Deregulate Labour Markets?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240524
eISBN:
9780191599187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240523.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines labour market regulation in Germany. It argues that there is no clear evidence to support claims that labour laws reduced the flexibility of the labour market. Although ... More


Workers’ Rights: Constitutional Protections Where (and When) We Would Least Expect Them

Emily Zackin

in Looking for Rights in All the Wrong Places: Why State Constitutions Contain America's Positive Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155777
eISBN:
9781400846276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155777.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines the campaigns to add labor rights to state constitutions. The quintessential arguments about America's exceptional liberalism and its uniquely negative-rights culture have ... More


The Spanish Experiment: Pros and Cons of Flexibility at the Margin

Luis Toharia and Miguel A. Malo

in Why Deregulate Labour Markets?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240524
eISBN:
9780191599187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240523.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the impact of the Spanish government’s introduction of ‘flexibility at the margin’ on employment and unemployment. This change affected the economy’s capacity to create jobs. It ... More


Transitions from Education to Work in Europe: The Integration of Youth into EU Labour Markets

Walter Müller and Markus Gangl (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199252473
eISBN:
9780191601958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252475.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Compiles an integrated series of comparative empirical analyses of education-to-work transitions in European Union countries. Individual chapters describe the educational background of young people ... More


Towards a Flexible Labour Market: Labour Legislation and Regulation since the 1990s

Paul Davies and Mark Freedland

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217878
eISBN:
9780191712326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217878.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This book deals with the development of employment legislation and policy in the United Kingdom during the period from the early 1990s until 2006. The core of the work consists of a critical analysis ... More


Conclusions

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen and Marino Regini

in Why Deregulate Labour Markets?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240524
eISBN:
9780191599187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240523.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents a synthesis of the findings in this volume on the deregulation of labour markets in Europe. It argues that Europe is not homogeneous, that regulation affects structure and not ... More


Fighting Unemployment: The Limits of Free Market Orthodoxy

David Howell (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195165845
eISBN:
9780199835515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165845.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Much of Europe remains plagued by high levels of unemployment. Fighting Unemployment critically assesses the widely accepted view that the culprit is excessive labor market regulation and overly ... More


Human Capital and Labor Market Dynamics

Jacob Mincer

in Jacob Mincer: A Founding Father of Modern Labor Economics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199211319
eISBN:
9780191705748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211319.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Although Jacob Mincer is well known for his work on income distribution and the labor supply phenomena, he also explored other important topics in labor research. This chapter explores his efforts to ... More


The structure of labour market entry in Europe: a typological analysi s

Markus Gangl

in Transitions from Education to Work in Europe: The Integration of Youth into EU Labour Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199252473
eISBN:
9780191601958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Scrutinizes the notion that patterns of school-to-work transitions in Europe can be characterized by a dichotomy between an occupational labour market (OLM) model, where entry jobs are closely linked ... More


Labour Market Institutions and Income Inequality: What are the New Insights after the Washington Consensus?

Rolph van der Hoeven and Catherine Saget

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Looks at some of the labour market outcomes of recent economic reforms. The extent to which labour market institutions affect the relationship between reform policies and income inequality remains ... More


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