Handbook of Labor Economics

Handbook of Labor Economics

1st Edition - November 18, 1999

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  • Editors: Orley Ashenfelter, David Card
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780444501899

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A guide to the continually evolving field of labour economics. This volume concentrates on the following topics: interactions between the labour market and the macroeconomy; and policy issues within the labour market.

Table of Contents

  • Part 12: Labor Markets and the Macroeconomy. 44. Labor markets and economic growth (R. Topel). 45. Microeconomic perspectives on aggregate labor markets (G. Bertola). 46. Labor market institutions and economic performance (S. Nickell, R. Layard). 47. The causes and consequences of long-term unemployment in Europe (S. Machin, A. Manning). Part 13: Policy Issues in the Labor Market. 48. Race and gender in the labor market (J. Altonji, R. Blank). 49. New developments in the economic analysis of retirement (R.L. Lumsdaine, O.S. Mitchell). 50. Health, health insurance and the labor market (J. Currie, B.C. Madrian). 51. Economic analysis of transfer programs targeted on people with disabilities (J. Bound, R.V. Burkhauser). 52. The economics of crime (R.B. Freeman). 53. Recent developments in public sector markets (R.G. Gregory, J. Borland).

Product details

  • No. of pages: 800
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © North Holland 1999
  • Published: November 18, 1999
  • Imprint: North Holland
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780444501899

About the Editors

Orley Ashenfelter

Affiliations and Expertise

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA

David Card

Affiliations and Expertise

University of California, Berkeley, USA

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