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The Structural Bases of Postindustrial Employment

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:
10.1093/0198742002.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

It is argued that there are compelling reasons why we should be heading towards a fundamental incompatibility between the cherished goal of equality and the equally cherished goal of full employment. ... More


Does Education Really Help?: Skill, Work, and Inequality

Edward N. Wolff

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189964
eISBN:
9780199850792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189964.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book challenges the conventional wisdom that greater schooling and skill improvement leads to higher wages, that income inequality falls with wider access to schooling, and that the Information ... More


Migration Costs in Destinations

Philip Martin

in Merchants of Labor: Recruiters and International Labor Migration

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198808022
eISBN:
9780191845819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808022.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter fills a data void by examining what workers—interviewed where they worked—paid in their countries of origin for their foreign jobs. Workers were interviewed in Korea, Kuwait, and Spain ... More


Markets and Morality

James R. Otteson

in Honorable Business: A Framework for Business in a Just and Humane Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190914202
eISBN:
9780190914240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914202.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

Chapter 4 raises the question of how markets and morality go together, and how our conception of honorable business might deal with some of the leading objections critics have raised to markets and ... More


Firms, Their Workers, and Their Survival

Clair Brown

in Economic Turbulence: Is a Volatile Economy Good for America?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076324
eISBN:
9780226076348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076348.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter explores the link between worker turnover, workforce quality, and worker pay, as well as success as measured by firm performance. More productive firms pay above-average wages to their ... More


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