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Unemployment : a problem of policy : analysis of British experience and prospects

Author: G D N Worswick
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991.
Series: Economic and social studies, 35.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The high level of unemployment in Britain in the 1980s led many people to believe that it would continue indefinitely. After a preliminary examination of the statistics of employment and unemployment  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G D N Worswick
ISBN: 0521400341 9780521400343
OCLC Number: 22183531
Description: xiv, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of tables; List of charts; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Concepts and measurements; Part I. Structural Change: 3. Technology and employment; 4. The impact of information technology; 5. Structural unemployment; 6. The regional problem; 7. Who will provide the jobs?; Part II. The Wage Question: 8. Wages and employment; 9. Wage subsidies; 10. Profit sharing; 11. Incomes policy; Part III. Macroeconomic Policy: 12. The theoretical background; 13. Evidence relating to the economy; 14. Evidence relating to policy; 15. Reflections on macroeconomic policy; Part IV. International Dimension: 16. Theory and institutions; 17. The external constraint; 18. The European dimension; 19. Conclusion; Appendix; Notes; Index.
Series Title: Economic and social studies, 35.
Responsibility: by G.D.N. Worswick.
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