Fighting unemployment: the limits of free market orthodoxyAuthor: Howell, David R. Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP) 2005.Language: EnglishDescription: 354 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0195165853Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and indexAbstract: English
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Fighting Unemployment The Limits of Free Market Orthodoxy Contents Foreword v Contributors xiii 1 Introduction 3 David R. Howell 2 Wage Compression and the Unemployment Crisis: Labor Market Institutions, Skills, and Inequality-Unemployment Tradeoffs 35 David R. Howell and Friedrich Huebler 3 Labor Market Institutions and Unemployment: A Critical Assessment of the Cross-Country Evidence 72 Dean Baker, Andrew Glyn, David R. Howell, and John Schmitt 4 Testing the Flexibility Paradigm: Canadian Labor Market Performance in International Context 119 Jim Stanford 5 Is the OECD Jobs Strategy behind U.S. and British Employment and Unemployment Success in the 1990s? 156 John Schmitt and Jonathan Wadsworth 6 Labor Market Success and Labor Market Reform: Lessons from Ireland and New Zealand 197 Andrew Glyn 7 Employment Performance and Labor Market Institutions: The Case of Spain 216 Rafael Munoz de Bustillo Llorente 8 Is Labor Market Regulation at the Root of European Unemployment? The Case of Germany and the Netherlands 262 Ronald Schettkat 9 Labor Market Policy, Flexibility, and Employment Performance in Denmark and Sweden in the 1990s 284 Peter Plougmann and Per Kongshøj Madsen 10 Labor Market Institutions and Unemployment: An Assessment 310 David R. Howell Index 345
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