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Perspectives on globalization and employment

Author: Yilmaz Akyüz; Bibek Debroy; Isabelle Grunberg; United Nations Development Programme. Office of Development Studies.; et al
Publisher: New York : United Nations Development Programme, Bureau for Development Policy, Office of Development Studies, ©1998.
Series: Discussion paper series (United Nations Development Programme. Office of Development Studies), 14.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Perspectives on globalization and employment.
New York : United Nations Development Programme, Bureau for Development Policy, Office of Development Studies, c1998
(OCoLC)713396460
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yilmaz Akyüz; Bibek Debroy; Isabelle Grunberg; United Nations Development Programme. Office of Development Studies.; et al
OCLC Number: 42770512
Notes: "Responses to Discussion paper 4: Rival States, Rival Firms, How Do People Fit In? The Global Unemployment Challenge by Isabelle Grunberg"--Cover.
Description: vii, 87 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Forew ord v --
Introduction1 --
Bibek Debroy --
Comments --
Latin American countries suffer with the same employment8 --
problems as rich countries, plus those which are more structural --
Edward Amadeo --
In the North, self-imposed deflationary policies and11 --
insufficient capital formation are the first suspects --
Yilmaz Akyiz --
Investment in human capital, with sufficient aggregate14 --
demand, is the path to higher employment --
Robert Eisner --
Not enough attention is being paid to the decline of the18 --
solidarity principle in the new economic order --
Ricardo Infante --
Labour markets matter20 --
Azizur Rahman Khan --
Labour markets in developing countries are quite23 --
different from those in developed countries --
Rachel Kurian --
African countries have been placed along a low equilibrium 31 --
trap, leading to more stable and more efficient, but stagnant --
economies --
Thandika Mkandawire --
After the Fordist bargain, then what?36 --
Bernard Perret --
Overwork, not unemployment, is the challenge41 --
facing people in developing countries --
Gita Sen --
Change is inevitable-in mental attitudes,43 --
but also in taxation and social security systems --
Susan Strange --
Transition economies have the worse of both worlds:47 --
the double-digit unemployment of Western Europe, and --
America's lack of social safety nets --
Irina Voloschuk --
Special Contribution --
Global unemployment, growth and labour market rigidities:50 --
a commentary --
Ajit Singh --
A Rejoinder70 --
Isabelle Grunberg I.
Series Title: Discussion paper series (United Nations Development Programme. Office of Development Studies), 14.
Responsibility: Yilmaz Akyüz ... [et al.] ; edited by Bibek Debroy.
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