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Combatting unemployment, Richard Layard and Stephen J. Nickell ; edited by Werner Eichhorst, Klaus F. Zimmermann

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Combatting unemployment
Title
Combatting unemployment
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Richard Layard and Stephen J. Nickell ; edited by Werner Eichhorst, Klaus F. Zimmermann
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Subject
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eng
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Layard, P. R. G.
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illustrations
Index
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HD5707.5
LC item number
.L39 2011
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Nickell, S. J
  • Eichhorst, Werner
  • Zimmermann, Klaus F
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IZA prize in labor economics series
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  • Unemployment
  • Labor market
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Combatting unemployment, Richard Layard and Stephen J. Nickell ; edited by Werner Eichhorst, Klaus F. Zimmermann
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-241) and index
Contents
  • Labor Market Model
  • Conclusions
  • 4.
  • Labor Market Institutions and Economic Performance
  • 4.1.
  • Introduction
  • 4.2.
  • Economic performance
  • 4.3.
  • Labor Market Institutions
  • 4.3.1.
  • 1.1.3.
  • Taxes on Labor
  • 4.3.2.
  • Laws and Regulations on Employee Rights
  • 4.3.3.
  • Trade Unions, Wage Bargaining, and Minimum Wages
  • 4.3.4.
  • Benefit Systems and Active Labor Market Policies
  • 4.3.5.
  • Skills and Education
  • 4.3.6.
  • Unemployment and Wage Pressure
  • Barriers to Geographical Mobility
  • 4.4.
  • Unemployment, Growth, and Labor Market Institutions
  • 4.4.1.
  • Determination of Equilibrium Unemployment
  • 4.4.2.
  • Unemployment and Growth
  • 4.4.3.
  • Labor Market Institutions and Growth
  • 4.5.
  • 1.2.
  • Some Summary Regressions Explaining Growth and Labor Supply
  • 4.6.
  • Labor Taxes
  • 4.6.1.
  • Differential Taxes
  • 4.6.2.
  • Total Tax Rates
  • 4.6.3.
  • Marginal Tax Rates and Progressivity
  • 4.6.4.
  • Influences on Wage Pressure
  • Summary
  • 4.7.
  • Labor Standards and Employment Protection
  • 4.7.1.
  • Labor Standards
  • 4.7.2.
  • Employment Protection
  • 4.7.3.
  • Summary
  • 4.8.
  • 1.2.1.
  • Unions and Wage setting
  • 4.8.1.
  • Unemployment
  • 4.8.2.
  • Growth
  • 4.8.3.
  • Summary
  • 4.9.
  • Minimum Wages
  • 4.9.1.
  • Duration of Unemployment and the u/v Curve
  • Unemployment
  • 4.9.2.
  • Growth
  • 4.10.
  • Social Security Systems and Active Labor Market Policies
  • 4.10.1.
  • Unemployment
  • 4.10.2.
  • Summary
  • 4.11.
  • 1.2.2.
  • Skills and Education
  • 4.11.1.
  • Summary
  • 4.12.
  • Conclusions
  • 5.
  • Unemployment: Macroeconomic Performance and the Labor Market
  • 5.1.
  • Determinants of Equilibrium Unemployment
  • 5.2.
  • Employment Protection
  • Evidence on the Factors Influencing Equilibrium Unemployment
  • 5.3.
  • Our Original Policy Conclusions and How Things Have Changed
  • 5.4.
  • Explaining Changes in Unemployment in OECD Countries: Overview
  • 5.5.
  • Specific Changes in Labor Market Institutions and their Impact on Unemployment
  • 5.5.1.
  • Unemployment Benefit System
  • 5.5.2.
  • 1.2.3.
  • Systems of Wage Determination
  • 5.5.3.
  • Employment Protection
  • 5.5.4.
  • Labor Taxes
  • 5.5.5.
  • Labor Market institutions and the Successes and Failures of the 1990s
  • 5.5.6.
  • Summary and Conclusions
  • 5.6.
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Mismatch
  • Unemployment, Inactivity, and Happiness
  • 5.7.
  • Last Words
  • 6.
  • Policies For Full Employment
  • 6.1.
  • Lump-Of-Labor Fallacy
  • 6.2.
  • Unemployment When Vacancies Abound
  • 6.3.
  • 1.2.4.
  • How Unemployed People Are Treated
  • 6.3.1.
  • Benefit Conditionality
  • 6.3.2.
  • Active Labor Market Policy
  • 6.3.3.
  • Additionality
  • 6.4.
  • Older Workers
  • 6.5.
  • Benefits
  • Mothers
  • 6.6.
  • Wage Flexibility And Regional Unemployment
  • 6.7.
  • Employment Flexibility
  • 6.8.
  • Conclusion: Flexibility Is Not Enough
  • 7.
  • Final Note: Unemployment and the Current Recession
  • 7.1.
  • 1.2.5.
  • Job Guarantee
  • 7.2.
  • Psychic Cost of Unemployment
  • Unions
  • 1.2.6.
  • Incomes Policy
  • 1.2.7.
  • Taxes and Import Prices
  • 1.2.8.
  • 1.
  • Conclusion
  • 1.3.
  • Relative Wage Rigidity and the Structure of Employment
  • 1.3.1.
  • Industry
  • 1.3.2.
  • Region
  • 1.3.3.
  • Skill
  • 1.3.4.
  • Labor Market
  • Age
  • 1.3.5.
  • Sex
  • 1.3.6.
  • Conclusion
  • 2.
  • Why Does Unemployment Persist?
  • 2.1.
  • Introduction and Summary
  • 2.1.1.
  • 1.1.
  • How the NAIRU is Determined
  • 2.1.2.
  • What Stops the Wage Dropping and What Causes Persistence?
  • 2.1.3.
  • Insider Power
  • 2.1.4.
  • Outsider Ineffectiveness
  • 2.1.5.
  • Some Concepts
  • 2.2.
  • Aggregate Unemployment
  • Helpful Theories of Unemployment
  • 2.2.1.
  • Efficiency Wages
  • 2.2.2.
  • Union Bargaining
  • 3.
  • Combatting Unemployment: Is Flexibility Enough?
  • 3.1.
  • Country Differences
  • 3.2.
  • 1.1.1.
  • Policies to the Unemployed
  • 3.2.1.
  • Benefits
  • 3.2.2.
  • Active Labor Market Policies (ALMP)
  • 3.3.
  • Wage Bargaining
  • 3.4.
  • Skills Imbalance
  • 3.4.1.
  • Some Basic Facts
  • Empirical Work
  • 3.5.
  • Employment Protection
  • 3.5.1.
  • Theoretical Background
  • 3.5.2.
  • Evidence on Unemployment Dynamics
  • 3.5.3.
  • Evidence on Equilibrium Unemployment
  • 3.5.4.
  • 1.1.2.
  • Conclusions
  • 3.6.
  • Taxes On Employment
  • 3.7.
  • Work-Sharing And Early Retirement
  • 3.7.1.
  • Theoretical Issues
  • 3.7.2.
  • Empirical Analysis
  • 3.8.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiv, 253 p.
Isbn
9780199609789
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2219844-01umb_inst
  • 2405305
  • (Sirsi) i9780199609789
  • (OCoLC)703374426
Label
Combatting unemployment, Richard Layard and Stephen J. Nickell ; edited by Werner Eichhorst, Klaus F. Zimmermann
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-241) and index
Contents
  • Labor Market Model
  • Conclusions
  • 4.
  • Labor Market Institutions and Economic Performance
  • 4.1.
  • Introduction
  • 4.2.
  • Economic performance
  • 4.3.
  • Labor Market Institutions
  • 4.3.1.
  • 1.1.3.
  • Taxes on Labor
  • 4.3.2.
  • Laws and Regulations on Employee Rights
  • 4.3.3.
  • Trade Unions, Wage Bargaining, and Minimum Wages
  • 4.3.4.
  • Benefit Systems and Active Labor Market Policies
  • 4.3.5.
  • Skills and Education
  • 4.3.6.
  • Unemployment and Wage Pressure
  • Barriers to Geographical Mobility
  • 4.4.
  • Unemployment, Growth, and Labor Market Institutions
  • 4.4.1.
  • Determination of Equilibrium Unemployment
  • 4.4.2.
  • Unemployment and Growth
  • 4.4.3.
  • Labor Market Institutions and Growth
  • 4.5.
  • 1.2.
  • Some Summary Regressions Explaining Growth and Labor Supply
  • 4.6.
  • Labor Taxes
  • 4.6.1.
  • Differential Taxes
  • 4.6.2.
  • Total Tax Rates
  • 4.6.3.
  • Marginal Tax Rates and Progressivity
  • 4.6.4.
  • Influences on Wage Pressure
  • Summary
  • 4.7.
  • Labor Standards and Employment Protection
  • 4.7.1.
  • Labor Standards
  • 4.7.2.
  • Employment Protection
  • 4.7.3.
  • Summary
  • 4.8.
  • 1.2.1.
  • Unions and Wage setting
  • 4.8.1.
  • Unemployment
  • 4.8.2.
  • Growth
  • 4.8.3.
  • Summary
  • 4.9.
  • Minimum Wages
  • 4.9.1.
  • Duration of Unemployment and the u/v Curve
  • Unemployment
  • 4.9.2.
  • Growth
  • 4.10.
  • Social Security Systems and Active Labor Market Policies
  • 4.10.1.
  • Unemployment
  • 4.10.2.
  • Summary
  • 4.11.
  • 1.2.2.
  • Skills and Education
  • 4.11.1.
  • Summary
  • 4.12.
  • Conclusions
  • 5.
  • Unemployment: Macroeconomic Performance and the Labor Market
  • 5.1.
  • Determinants of Equilibrium Unemployment
  • 5.2.
  • Employment Protection
  • Evidence on the Factors Influencing Equilibrium Unemployment
  • 5.3.
  • Our Original Policy Conclusions and How Things Have Changed
  • 5.4.
  • Explaining Changes in Unemployment in OECD Countries: Overview
  • 5.5.
  • Specific Changes in Labor Market Institutions and their Impact on Unemployment
  • 5.5.1.
  • Unemployment Benefit System
  • 5.5.2.
  • 1.2.3.
  • Systems of Wage Determination
  • 5.5.3.
  • Employment Protection
  • 5.5.4.
  • Labor Taxes
  • 5.5.5.
  • Labor Market institutions and the Successes and Failures of the 1990s
  • 5.5.6.
  • Summary and Conclusions
  • 5.6.
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Mismatch
  • Unemployment, Inactivity, and Happiness
  • 5.7.
  • Last Words
  • 6.
  • Policies For Full Employment
  • 6.1.
  • Lump-Of-Labor Fallacy
  • 6.2.
  • Unemployment When Vacancies Abound
  • 6.3.
  • 1.2.4.
  • How Unemployed People Are Treated
  • 6.3.1.
  • Benefit Conditionality
  • 6.3.2.
  • Active Labor Market Policy
  • 6.3.3.
  • Additionality
  • 6.4.
  • Older Workers
  • 6.5.
  • Benefits
  • Mothers
  • 6.6.
  • Wage Flexibility And Regional Unemployment
  • 6.7.
  • Employment Flexibility
  • 6.8.
  • Conclusion: Flexibility Is Not Enough
  • 7.
  • Final Note: Unemployment and the Current Recession
  • 7.1.
  • 1.2.5.
  • Job Guarantee
  • 7.2.
  • Psychic Cost of Unemployment
  • Unions
  • 1.2.6.
  • Incomes Policy
  • 1.2.7.
  • Taxes and Import Prices
  • 1.2.8.
  • 1.
  • Conclusion
  • 1.3.
  • Relative Wage Rigidity and the Structure of Employment
  • 1.3.1.
  • Industry
  • 1.3.2.
  • Region
  • 1.3.3.
  • Skill
  • 1.3.4.
  • Labor Market
  • Age
  • 1.3.5.
  • Sex
  • 1.3.6.
  • Conclusion
  • 2.
  • Why Does Unemployment Persist?
  • 2.1.
  • Introduction and Summary
  • 2.1.1.
  • 1.1.
  • How the NAIRU is Determined
  • 2.1.2.
  • What Stops the Wage Dropping and What Causes Persistence?
  • 2.1.3.
  • Insider Power
  • 2.1.4.
  • Outsider Ineffectiveness
  • 2.1.5.
  • Some Concepts
  • 2.2.
  • Aggregate Unemployment
  • Helpful Theories of Unemployment
  • 2.2.1.
  • Efficiency Wages
  • 2.2.2.
  • Union Bargaining
  • 3.
  • Combatting Unemployment: Is Flexibility Enough?
  • 3.1.
  • Country Differences
  • 3.2.
  • 1.1.1.
  • Policies to the Unemployed
  • 3.2.1.
  • Benefits
  • 3.2.2.
  • Active Labor Market Policies (ALMP)
  • 3.3.
  • Wage Bargaining
  • 3.4.
  • Skills Imbalance
  • 3.4.1.
  • Some Basic Facts
  • Empirical Work
  • 3.5.
  • Employment Protection
  • 3.5.1.
  • Theoretical Background
  • 3.5.2.
  • Evidence on Unemployment Dynamics
  • 3.5.3.
  • Evidence on Equilibrium Unemployment
  • 3.5.4.
  • 1.1.2.
  • Conclusions
  • 3.6.
  • Taxes On Employment
  • 3.7.
  • Work-Sharing And Early Retirement
  • 3.7.1.
  • Theoretical Issues
  • 3.7.2.
  • Empirical Analysis
  • 3.8.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiv, 253 p.
Isbn
9780199609789
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2219844-01umb_inst
  • 2405305
  • (Sirsi) i9780199609789
  • (OCoLC)703374426

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