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Economics of labor in industrial society

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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor economics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementClark Kerr, Paul D. Staudohar, editors.
    SeriesJossey-Bass management series
    ContributionsKerr, Clark, 1911-, Staudohar, Paul D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD4901
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi,420p. ;
    Number of Pages420
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17342912M
    ISBN 101555420125

    Professor Moretti’s research covers the fields of labor economics and urban economics. He has received several awards and honors, including the Society of Labor Economists’ Rosen Prize for outstanding contributions to labor economics, the Carlo Alberto Medal, the IZA Young Labor Economist Award and a Fulbright Fellowship.   The book focuses on economic issues and debates. Topics discussed in the text include the history of labor economics; the microeconomic foundations of labor economics; the interaction between labor's effect on the macroeconomy and the macroeconomy's effect on labor; and the interrelation of trade unions with other economic Edition: 1.


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