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Handbook of labor economics

Author: Orley Ashenfelter; Richard Layard; David E Card
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : North-Holland ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Sole distributors for the U.S.A. and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co., 1986-
Series: Handbooks in economics, bk. 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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What new tools and models can economists use to understand how individuals participate in labor markets? This book proposes answers to this and other questions on important topics of public policy.

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Handbook of labor economics.
Amsterdam ; New York : North-Holland ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Sole distributors for the U.S.A. and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co., 1986-1999
(OCoLC)626614155
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Orley Ashenfelter; Richard Layard; David E Card
ISBN: 0444878580 9780444878588 0444822895 9780444822895 9780444534682 0444534687 0444878564 9780444878564 0444878572 9780444878571 0444501878 9780444501875 0444501886 9780444501882 0444501894 9780444501899 0444534504 9780444534507 0444534520 9780444534521
OCLC Number: 13947761
Notes: Vol. 3-4 edited by Orley Ashenfelter and David Card.
Description: volumes : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Labor supply of men: a survey / John Pencavel ; Female labor supply: a survey / Mark R. Killingsworth and James J. Heckman ; Models of marital status and childbearing / Mark Montgomery and James Trussell ; Home production: a survey / Reuben Gronau ; Retirement from the labor force / Edward P. Lazear ; Demand for education / Richard B. Freeman ; Forestalling the demise of empirical economics: the role of microdata in labor economics research / Frank Stafford ; The demand for labor in the long run / Daniel S. Hamermesh ; Dynamic models of labour demand / S.J. Nickell ; Wage determinants: a survey and reinterpretation of human capital earnings functions / Robert J. Willis ; The determination of life cycle earnings: a survey / Yoram Weiss ; The theory of equalizing differences / Sherwin Rosen ; The economic analysis of labor market discrimination: a survey / Glen G. Cain --
v. 2. The employment relationship: job attachment, work effort, and the nature of contracts / Donald O. Parsons ; Job search and labor market analysis / Dale T. Mortensen ; The natural rate of unemployment: explanation and policy / G.E. Johnson and P.R.G. Layard ; Cyclical fluctuations in the labor market / David M. Lilien and Robert E. Hall ; The analysis of union behavior / Henry S. Farber ; The economics of strikes / John Kennan ; Union relative wage effects / H. Gregg Lewis ; Segmented labor markets / Paul Taubman and Michael L. Wachter ; Public sector labor markets / Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Joshua L. Schwarz --
v. 3A. Empirical strategies in labor economics / Joshua D. Angrist and Alan B. Krueger ; New developments in econometric methods for labor market analysis / Robert A. Moffitt ; Institutions and laws in the labor market / Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn ; Changes in the wage structure and earnings inequality / Lawrence F. Katz and David H. Autor ; Labor supply: a review of alternative approaches / Richard Blundell and Thomas Macurdy. The economic analysis of immigration / George J. Borjas ; Intergenerational mobility in the labor market / Gary Solon ; The causal effect of education on earnings / David Card ; The economics and econometrics of active labor market programs / James J. Heckman, Robert J. Lalonde and Jeffrey A. Smith --
v. 3B. Minimum wages, employment, and the distribution of income / Charles Brown ; Firm size and wages / Walter Y. Oi and Todd L. Idson ; The labor market implications of international trade / George Johnson and Frank Stafford ; Individual employment contracts / James M. Malcomson ; Careers in organizations: theory and evidence / Robert Gibbons and Michael Waldman ; Mobility and stability: the dynamics of job change in labor markets / Henry S. Farber ; Executive compensation / Kevin J. Murphy ; New developments in models of search in the labor market / Dale T. Mortensen and Christopher A. Pissarides ; The analysis of labor markets using matched employer-employee data / John M. Abowd and Francis Kramarz ; Gross job flows / Steven J. Davis and John Haltiwanger ; Labor markets in the transitional Central and East European economies / Jan Svejnar ; Labor markets in developing countries / Jere R. Behrman --
v. 3C. Labor markets and economic growth / Robert Topel ; Microeconomic perspectives on aggregate labor markets / Giuseppe Bertola ; Labor market institutions and economic performance / Stephen Nickell and Richard Layard ; The causes and consequences of longterm unemployment in Europe / Stephen Machin and Alan Manning ; Race and gender in the labor market / Joseph G. Altonji and Rebecca Blank ; New developments in the economic analysis of retirement / Robin L. Lumsdaine and Olivia S. Mitchell ; Health, health insurance and the labor market / Janet Currie and Brigitte C. Madrian. Economic analysis of transfer programs targeted on people with disabilities / John Bound and Richard V. Burkhauser ; The economics of crime / Richard B. Freeman ; Recent developments in public sector labor markets / Robert G. Gregory and Jeff Borland --
v. 4A. Decomposition methods in economics / Nicole Fortin, Thomas Lemieux, Sergio Firpo ; Field experiments in labor economics / John A. List, Imran Rasul ; Lab labor: what can labor economists learn from the lab? / Gary Charness, Peter Kuhn ; The structural estimation of behavioral models: discrete choice dynamic programming methods and applications / Michael P. Keane, Petra E. Todd, Kenneth I. Wolpin ; Program evaluation and research designs / John DiNardo, David S. Lee ; Identification of models of the labor market / Eric French, Christopher Taber ; Search in macroeconomic models of the labor market ; Extrinsic rewards and instrinsic motives: standard and behavioral approaches to agency and labor markets / James B. Rebitzer, Lowell J. Taylor --
v. 4B. Earnings, consumption and life cycle choices / Costas Meghir, Luigi Pistaferri ; Racial inequality in the 21st century: the declining significance of discrimination / Roland G. Fryer, Jr. ; Imperfect competition in the labor market / Alan Manning ; Skills, tasks and technologies: implications for employment and earnings / Daron Acemoglu, David Autor ; Institutional reforms and dualism in European labor markets / Tito Boeri ; Local labor markets / Enrico Moretti ; Human capital development before age five / Douglas Almond, Janet Currie ; Recent developments in intergenerational mobility / Sandra E. Black, Paul J. Devereux ; New perspectives on gender / Marianne Bertrand ; Great expectations: law, employment contracts, and labor market performance / W. Bentley MacLeod ; Human resource management and productivity / Nicholas Bloom, John Van Reenen ; Personnel economics: hiring and incentives / Paul Oyer, Scott Schaefer.
Series Title: Handbooks in economics, bk. 5.
Responsibility: edited by Orley Ashenfelter and Richard Layard.

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