Books in category Business & Economics – Labor

  • Patents in the Knowledge Based Economy

    Patents in the Knowledge-Based Economy
    National Research Council, Policy and Global Affairs, Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Committee on Intellectual Property Rights in the Knowledge-Based Economy

    This volume assembles papers commissioned by the National Research Council’s Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy (STEP) to inform judgments about the significant institutional and policy changes in the patent system …

  • Producer Dynamics

    Producer Dynamics
    Timothy Dunne, J. Bradford Jensen, Mark J. Roberts

    This innovative volume brings together a group of renowned economists to probe topics such as firm dynamics across countries; patterns of employment dynamics; firm dynamics in nonmanufacturing industries such as retail, health services, and …

  • Ageing and Employment Policies Vieillissement et politiques de l emploi Ageing and Employment Policies Vieillissement et politiques de l emploi Denmark 2005

    Ageing and Employment Policies/Vieillissement et politiques de l’emploi Ageing and Employment Policies/Vieillissement et politiques de l’emploi: Denmark 2005
    OECD

    This report is based on the proceedings of a seminar and is published in English only. However, a French translation of the Executive Summary and Recommendations has been included in this volume.

  • Soviet Workers and Late Stalinism

    Soviet Workers and Late Stalinism
    Donald Filtzer

    Soviet Workers and Late Stalinism is a study of labour and labour policy during the critical period of the Soviet Union's postwar recovery and the last years of Stalin.

  • Globalization and the Future of Labour Law

    Globalization and the Future of Labour Law
    John D. R. Craig, S. Michael Lynk

    This collection of essays by leading legal scholars and lawyers from Europe and the Americas was first published in 2006. It addresses the implications of globalization for the legal regulation of the workplace.

  • Industrial Restructuring with Job Security

    Industrial Restructuring with Job Security
    Susan N. Houseman

    In what ways does empirical economics contribute to our understanding of important social issues?

  • Useful Work v Useless Toil

    Useful Work v. Useless Toil
    William Morris

    They have enriched lives – and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.

  • The Youth Labor Market Problem

    The Youth Labor Market Problem
    Richard B. Freeman, David A. Wise

    This volume brings together a massive body of much-needed research information on a problem of crucial importance to labor economists, policy makers, and society in general: unemployment among the young.

  • Enhancing Organizational Performance

    Enhancing Organizational Performance
    National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee on Techniques for the Enhancement of Human Performance

    This book will be important to corporate leaders, executives, and managers; faculty and students in organizational performance and the social sciences; business journalists; researchers; and interested individuals.

  • Jobs for Youth Des emplois pour les jeunes Jobs for Youth Des emplois pour les jeunes Slovak Republic 2007

    Jobs for Youth/Des emplois pour les jeunes Jobs for Youth/Des emplois pour les jeunes: Slovak Republic 2007
    OECD

    This report is based on the proceedings of a seminar and is published in English only. However, a French translation of the summary and main recommendations has been included in this volume.

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