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Wage Structure and Labor Mobility in Norway, 1980–97

Arngrim Hunnes, Jarle Møen, and Kjell G. Salvanes

in The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470504
eISBN:
9780226470511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470511.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter, which discusses the wage setting and employment protection institutions in Norway, also reports the Norwegian data sets. A large number of stylized facts regarding wage structure and ... More


Euroclash: The EU, European Identity, and the Future of Europe

Neil Fligstein

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199580859
eISBN:
9780191702297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580859.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The European Union's (EU) market integration project has dramatically altered economic activity around Europe. This book presents evidence on how trade has increased, jobs have been created, and ... More


New York’s White-Collar Unions during Wartime and Reconversion

Shannan Clark

in The Making of the American Creative Class: New York's Culture Workers and Twentieth-Century Consumer Capitalism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199731626
eISBN:
9780190941451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199731626.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Chapter 5 refocuses the narrative on the experiences of white-collar workers employed within New York’s culture industries between 1941 and 1947. As economic conditions improved rapidly with the ... More


White-Collar Work, the Culture Industries, and the Origins of the Creative Class

Shannan Clark

in The Making of the American Creative Class: New York's Culture Workers and Twentieth-Century Consumer Capitalism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199731626
eISBN:
9780190941451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199731626.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Chapter 1 surveys the growth of the white-collar workforce during the first three decades of the twentieth century, and the related development of the culture industries centered in New York. The ... More


The Emergence of White-Collar Unionism in New York’s Culture Industries

Shannan Clark

in The Making of the American Creative Class: New York's Culture Workers and Twentieth-Century Consumer Capitalism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199731626
eISBN:
9780190941451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199731626.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Chapter 2 explores the development of white-collar unionism in New York’s culture industries during the Great Depression. Culture workers responded to the crisis with new organizing initiatives, many ... More


Wage Structure and Labor Mobility in Sweden, 1970–90

Paul Oyer

in The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470504
eISBN:
9780226470511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470511.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter presents a few more details on the Swedish labor market, and then conducts formal descriptive analyses to document these changes throughout the 1970s and 1980s. The matched ... More


Wage Structure and Firm Productivity in Belgium

Thierry Lallemand, Robert Plasman, and François Rycx

in The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470504
eISBN:
9780226470511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470511.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter, which explores the structure of wages within and between Belgian firms, also investigates how the productivity of these firms is affected by their internal wage dispersion. The ... More


A Company of One

Carrie M. Lane

in A Company of One: Insecurity, Independence, and the New World of White-Collar Unemployment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449642
eISBN:
9780801460791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449642.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter follows Dallas-area job seekers through their layoffs and into the early stages of their job search, examining what appeared to be a surprising lack of anger and anxiety about their new ... More


Informating

Alan Liu

in The Laws of Cool: Knowledge Work and the Culture of Information

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226486987
eISBN:
9780226487007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487007.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

We can best approach the issue of informating by visiting two work locales of the early 1980s depicted in Shoshana Zuboff's In the Age of the Smart Machine (1988). The book provides a sketch of one ... More


Introduction: The Labor of Culture

Shannan Clark

in The Making of the American Creative Class: New York's Culture Workers and Twentieth-Century Consumer Capitalism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199731626
eISBN:
9780190941451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199731626.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

This introduction provides an overview of the The Making of the American Creative Class. It opens with a vignette narrating the successful unionization by white-collar workers at the Manhattan ... More


Introduction: Fortitude, Faith, and the Free Market

Carrie M. Lane

in A Company of One: Insecurity, Independence, and the New World of White-Collar Unemployment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449642
eISBN:
9780801460791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449642.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book sets out to document, in empirical detail, how individualist, pro-market ideologies shape actual people's lives and ... More


Apprenticeships and Career Pathways

Czesław Noworol

in Career Pathways: From School to Retirement

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190907785
eISBN:
9780190095475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907785.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Although there is vast diversity in apprenticeship concepts and practices in Europe, the United States, and other regions of the world, all apprenticeships are designed to support both the ... More


Unionization of Professional and Technical Workers: The Labor Market and Institutional Transformation

Richard W. Hurd and John Bunge

in Emerging Labor Market Institutions for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261577
eISBN:
9780226261812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261812.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Changes in control structures and corporate hierarchies, combined with rapid advances in information technology, are creating intense pressure in labor markets for many professional and technical ... More


Introduction

Richard B. Freeman and Joni Hersch

in Emerging Labor Market Institutions for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261577
eISBN:
9780226261812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261812.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In the United States, unionism in the private sector is declining. In the face of this development, labor activists, workers, and nongovernmental organizations have formed diverse non-membership ... More


The Making of the American Creative Class: New York's Culture Workers and Twentieth-Century Consumer Capitalism

Shannan Clark

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199731626
eISBN:
9780190941451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199731626.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

During most of the twentieth century, the production of America’s consumer culture was centralized in New York to an extent unparalleled in the history of the modern United States. Within a few ... More


Who Left the South and How Did They Fare?

Leah Platt Boustan

in Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691150871
eISBN:
9781400882977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150871.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter shows that, for the southern blacks, migration is a route to economic advancement. To do so, the chapter first investigates the family background of black migrants leaving the South, ... More


Insider Privatization and Careers: A Study of a Russian Firm in Transition

Guido Friebel and Elena Panova

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/9780226042893.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

How do firms adjust their personnel policies and internal structure to changes in their economic and institutional environment? A number of studies indicate that a firm's organizational structure and ... More


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