Handbook of Labor Economics
Orley Ashenfelter, David Edward Card
Elsevier, 1986 - Business & Economics - 3713 pages
What factors affect the ways individuals participate in labor markets?
"New Developments and Research on Labor Markets" (volume 4B) proposes answers to this and other questions on important topics of public policy. Leading labor economists demonstrate how better data and advanced experiments help them apply economic theory, yielding sharper analyses and conclusions. The combinations of these improved empirical findings with new models enable the authors of these chapters to reveal how labor economists are developing new and innovative ways to measure key parameters and test important hypotheses.
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Chapter 11 Imperfect Competition in the Labor Market
Implications for Employment and Earnings
Chapter 13 Institutional Reforms and Dualism in European Labor Markets
Chapter 14 Local Labor Markets
Chapter 15 Human Capital Development before Age Five
Chapter 16 Recent Developments in Intergenerational Mobility