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Trade and Employment in Asia.

Author: Nina Khor; Devashish Mitra
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume investigates the links between employment, trade and structural transformation. In the context of global rebalancing, accompanied by inevitable changes in trade patterns between Asia and the rest of the world, the volume's chapters analyze the links between trade openness and trends in employment and its quality. Specifically, through Asian case studies (both analytical and econometric), the volume  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Khor, Nina.
Trade and Employment in Asia.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nina Khor; Devashish Mitra
ISBN: 9781135945541 1135945543
OCLC Number: 855503998
Description: 1 online resource (312 pages)
Contents: Cover; Trade and Employment in Asia; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Notes on contributors; Foreword; Preface; Abbreviations; 1 Trade and employment: Introduction; 2 International trade, growth, and structural changes in employment in developing Asia; 3 Trade and the quality of employment: Asian and non-Asian countries; 4 Competition, labor intensity, and specialization: Structural changes in postcrisis Asia; 5 Globalization, labor market regulation, and firm behavior; 6 Exports and employment in the People's Republic of China. 7 Trade and employment in Hong Kong, China: Towards a service economy8 Exports and employment in Indonesia: The decline in labor-intensive manufacturing and the rise of services; 9 Globalization and workers: Firm-level evidence from the Republic of Korea; 10 Foreign labor in Malaysian manufacturing: Trends, Patterns, and Implications for Domestic Wages; Index.

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This volume investigates the links between employment, trade and structural transformation. In the context of global rebalancing, accompanied by inevitable changes in trade patterns between Asia and the rest of the world, the volume's chapters analyze the links between trade openness and trends in employment and its quality. Specifically, through Asian case studies (both analytical and econometric), the volume examines how trade and export-led growth models have led to specialization and evolving demands on various types of labor. The rapidly changing labor market contours in developing Asi.

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