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Young people and new entrants in European labour markets: the timing of gradual integration

Thomas Couppié and Michèle Mansuy

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:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

An introduction to the main patterns and labour market outcomes characterizing the school-to-work transition in European Union countries. It presents the various rhythms of transition and the ... More


Expanding the Solidaristic Welfare State

Peter A. Swenson

in Capitalists against Markets: The Making of Labor Markets and Welfare States in the United States and Sweden

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142976
eISBN:
9780199872190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142977.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter turns to the social democratic reforms of the 1940s and 1950s, rooted in cross‐class alliances that were ultimately to distinguish Sweden as the world's paragon social democratic welfare ... More


From Solidarism to Social Democracy

Peter A. Swenson

in Capitalists against Markets: The Making of Labor Markets and Welfare States in the United States and Sweden

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142976
eISBN:
9780199872190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142977.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter turns to an explanation of welfare state development in Sweden, where ironically, the major strides had to wait until the 1940s and 1950s, although Sweden's progressive political forces ... More


Housing, Mobility, and Unemployment *

Thomas J. Dohmen

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/9780199543946.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter seeks to develop a framework that can account for the relationships between urbanisation, housing tenure, and employment rates. Reasons and underlying processes related to the increase ... More


An Old Poor Law for the New Europe? Reconciling Local Solidarity with Labour Mobility in Early Modern England

Peter M. Solar and Richard M. Smith

in The Economic Future in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263471
eISBN:
9780191734786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263471.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on welfare and pension benefits in the European Union. It describes how tensions between labour mobility and social solidarity affect the harmonization of social welfare regimes ... More


International Migration and Economic Development

Deepak Nayyar

in The Washington Consensus Reconsidered: Towards a New Global Governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199534081
eISBN:
9780191714658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534081.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter situates international migration in the wider context of the world economy to analyze what it means for economic development, with an approach and focus which represent a departure from ... More


Wage and Mobility Effects of Trade and Migration

John P. Haisken‐De New and Klaus F. Zimmermann

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:
10.1093/0198293607.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The effects of migration and trade on the German labour market are examined using micro panel data. Male wages are negatively affected by the trade deficit ratio. An increase in trade deficit ratio — ... More


The Effect of Homeownership on Labour Mobility in the Netherlands *

Michiel van Leuvensteijn and Pierre Koning

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/9780199543946.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In order to verify the endogeneity bias and the spurious correlation of residential tenure and labour force flexibility, and to classify the effects of the former to the latter and vice versa, the ... More


Agriculture, Labour, and the Standard of Living in Eighteenth-Century India

Parthasarathi Prasannan

in Living Standards in the Past: New Perspectives on Well-Being in Asia and Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280681
eISBN:
9780191602467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280681.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The high standard of living of weavers as well as other labouring groups in the Indian subcontinent was rooted in the traditions and practices of the labour market, which gave labouring groups ... More


Trade Protection and Electoral Fraud in New Democracies: The Empirical Evidence

Bumba Mukherjee

in Democracy and Trade Policy in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226358789
eISBN:
9780226358956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226358956.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter evaluates the book’s main argument developed in chapter 2 which posits that political competition in new democracies leads to trade reforms when domestic labor market conditions ensure ... More


Twenty‐First‐Century Pensions Issues

Nicholas Barr

in The Welfare State as Piggy Bank: Information, Risk, Uncertainty, and the Role of the State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246595
eISBN:
9780191595936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246599.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Two sets of issues will become increasingly salient. The first part of the chapter discusses strategies to address population ageing, with heavy emphasis on two policies – increasing economic growth ... More


Chapter Chapter Changing Risks Confronting Pension Participants

Phyllis C. Borzi

in Restructuring Retirement Risks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204656
eISBN:
9780191603822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204659.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The shift from traditional employer-sponsored defined benefit pensions towards individual-account defined contribution plans involves a reallocation of risks and rewards from plan sponsors to ... More


Changes to the Employment and Treatment of Regular Employees

Marcus Rebick

in The Japanese Employment System: Adapting to a New Economic Environment

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199247240
eISBN:
9780191602566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247242.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Examines changes that have been taking place in the treatment of regular full-time workers in Japan. Among the developments examined are the introduction of performance-related pay, flattening of the ... More


Migrants and Settlers

STEPHEN CONSTANTINE

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides a discussion on emigration patterns and the consequences of these for the British economy. The role of migration and settlement in the system's sustenance continued deep into ... More


Higher Education, Innovation and Growth

Giorgia Brunello, Pietro Garibaldi, and Etienne Wasmer

in Education and Training in Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199210978
eISBN:
9780191705786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210978.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter presents an overview and presents some suggestive evidence about the role of highly educated workers in promoting technological and scientific progress and as a consequence economic ... More


International Labor Mobility in Social Work

Karen Lyons and Nathalie Huegler

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0072
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Labor mobility is a major theme in migration. However, relatively little attention has been paid to the topic in the field of social work. One reason for this is that social work is seen as an ... More


Labor Mobility, Redistribution, and Pension Reform in Europe

Alain Jousten and Pierre Pestieau

in Social Security Pension Reform in Europe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226241081
eISBN:
9780226241913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241913.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses the main characteristics of European mandatory pension systems and the implications of increasing factor mobility for these systems. Section 3.2 illustrates some of the core ... More


Twenty‐First‐Century Education Issues

Nicholas Barr

in The Welfare State as Piggy Bank: Information, Risk, Uncertainty, and the Role of the State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246595
eISBN:
9780191595936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246599.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses a series of forward‐looking issues: methods of bringing private finance into tertiary education; student loans in the context of international labour mobility; extending loans ... More


Economic modernisation and post-war emigration and immigration

Mike Raco

in Building sustainable communities: Spatial policy and labour mobility in post-war Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347442
eISBN:
9781447301585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347442.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter reveals that the concerns of how labour mobility should be structured and in whose interests underpinned the politics of migration throughout the period of post-war Keynesianism. It ... More


Housing and cities: toward what future?

Josef W. Konvitz

in Cities and Crisis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992903
eISBN:
9781526103970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992903.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Problems in housing markets trigged the crisis of 2007-08. Housing policies which treated housing in relation to macro-economic trends and finance failed in many countries. Housing has been used as a ... More


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