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Two‐Tier Systems

Gilles Saint‐Paul

in The Political Economy of Labour Market Institutions

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293323
eISBN:
9780191596841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293321.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Studies the role of two‐tier systems in generating consensus for a reform that would be otherwise repelled. It is shown that if exposure to unemployment is initially too low, such strategy will fail ... More


The Political Economy of Labour Market Institutions

Gilles Saint-Paul

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293323
eISBN:
9780191596841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293321.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Most economists think that unemployment is high in Europe because of rigid labour market institutions such as minimum wages, unemployment benefits, and employment protection. The book develops a ... More


Germany

Jonathan P. Charkham

in Keeping Better Company: Corporate Governance Ten Years On

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243198
eISBN:
9780191697234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243198.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

In the economic sphere, the Germans have never been obsessed by the idea that their economy will work best if unrestricted competition is studiously enforced: cartels existed in the nineteenth ... More


European Parliament and Interest Groups

Bernhard Wessels

in The European Parliament, National Parliaments, and European Integration

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296607
eISBN:
9780191599620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296606.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The sheer number of people represented by a single member of the EP means that a larger variety of interests and a higher complexity of problems need to be represented than in national governments. ... More


The Problems of Ignorance and Uncertainty

Holly M. Smith

in Making Morality Work

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199560080
eISBN:
9780191853210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199560080.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 9 turns to further epistemic barriers for decision makers: the problems of (nonmoral) ignorance and (nonmoral) uncertainty. The concepts of “ignorance” and “uncertainty” are elucidated, the ... More


Sufficiency, Health, and Health Care Justice: The State of the Debate

Annette Rid

in What is Enough?: Sufficiency, Justice, and Health

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199385263
eISBN:
9780199385270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385263.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter provides an overview of the existing sufficientarian approaches to health or health care justice, as well as concepts or practices in health policy that seem to be committed to the idea ... More


The Hybrid Solution to the Problems of Error and Uncertainty

Holly M. Smith

in Making Morality Work

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199560080
eISBN:
9780191853210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199560080.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 10 investigates whether the combined Austere and Hybrid two-tier system, now re-labeled the “Hybrid solution,” provides an effective response to the problem of uncertainty. Criteria of ... More


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