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Modern labor economics 2nd ed

Modern labor economics 2nd ed (Loan 3 times)

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Ehrenberg, Ronald G. Smith, Robert Stewart.
Title Statement
Modern labor economics / Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Robert S. Smith.
판사항
2nd ed.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Glenview, Ill. :   Scott, Foresman and Co.,   c1985.  
Physical Medium
xi, 580 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
0673181057 :
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographies and indexes.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Labor economics.
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Contents information

Table of Contents


CONTENTS
1 Introduction = 1
 The Labor Market = 2
 Labor Economics : Some Basic Concepts = 2
 Plan of the Text = 10
2 Overview of the Labor Market = 11
 The Labor Market : Definitions, Facts, and Trends = 12
 How the Market Works = 22
 Applications of the Theory = 36
  Example 2.1 The Black Death and the Wages of Labor = 30
  Example 2.2 Restricted Labor Supply in the Soviet Union = 39
3 The Demand for Labor = 49
 A Simple Model of Labor Demand = 50
 Modified Models of Labor Demand = 62
 Policy Application : Minimum Wage Legislation = 69
  Example 3.1 Store Detectives and the Optimal Rate of Shoplifting = 55
  Example 3.2 Coal Mining = 58
  Example 3.3 Minimum Wages in Developing Countries = 79
 Appendix 3A Graphic Derivation of a Firm's Labor Demand Curve = 82
  The Production Function = 82
  Demand for Labor In the Short Run = 84
  Demand for Labor in the Long Run = 85
4 Elasticities of the Demand for Labor = 90
 Elasticity and Cross-Elasticity Defined = 90
 The Hicks-Marshall Laws of Derived Demand = 92
 Empirical Evidence on Wage Elasticities of Demand = 99
 Applying the Laws of Derived Demand = 102
 Policy Applications = 103
  Example 4.1 How to Finance Black Lung Benefits = 96
  Example 4.2 The Slowdown in U.S. Productivity Growth = 107
 Appendix 4A The Laws of Derived Demand = 110
  Scale Effect But No Substitution Effect = 110
  Substitution Effect But No Scale Effect = 116
5 Quasi-Fixed Labor Costs and Their Effects on Demand = 120
 Nonwage Labor Costs = 120
 The Employment/Hours Trade-off = 125
 Firms' Labor Investments and the Demand for Labor = 130
 Training Investments = 135
 Hiring Investments = 141
 Policy Application : Why Do Employers Discriminate In Hiring? = 143
  Example 5.1 Recruiting Strategies = 122
  Example 5.2 Paternalism in Japan-Is It Rooted in Feudalism or Economics? = 139
  Example 5.3 Coping with Fluctuations in Product Demand = 144
6 Supply of Labor to the Economy : The Decision to Work = 149
 Trends in Labor Force Participation and Hours of Work = 149
 A Theory of the Decision to Work = 154
 Policy Applications = 175
  Example 6.1 Incentives and Absenteeism = 158
  Example 6.2 The Economics of the "Workaholic" = 178
  Example 6.3 Worker Adjustment to Incentives = 187
7 Labor Supply : Household Production, the Family, and the Life Cycle = 193
 The Theory of Household Production = 193
 Joint Husband-Wife Labor Supply Decisions = 198
 Household Production Theory and Some Social Issues = 202
 Life-Cycle Aspects of Labor Supply = 206
  Example 7.1 Household Productivity and Labor Supply in Japan = 199
  Example 7.2 The Value of a Homemaker's Time = 208
8 Compensating Wage Differentials and Labor Markets = 219
 A Verbal Analysis of Occupational Choice = 219
 A Hedonte Theory of Wages = 226
 Empirical Testa of the Theory of Compensating Wage Differentials = 233
 Policy Applications = 236
  Example 8.1 Coal Mining in the Soviet Union = 221
  Example 8.2 Compensating Wage Differentials in 19th-century Britain = 234
  Example 8.3 Mandatory Risk Reduction in Coal Mining = 236
 Appendix 8A Compensating Wage Differentials and Layoffs = 248
  Unconstrained Choice of Work Hours = 248
  Constrained Hours of Work = 249
  The Effects of Uncertain Layoffs = 250
  The Observed Wage-Layoff Relationship = 252
9 Investments In Human Capital : Education and Training = 253
 Demand for Education by Workers = 254
 The Education/Wage Relationship = 267
 Is Education a Good Investment? = 272
 Applications of Human Capital Theory = 284
  Example 9.1 Do Unskilled Jobs Cause Poor Mental Health? = 262
  Example 9.2 Schooling, Earnings, and Compensation for Wrongful Death = 273
  Example 9.3 The Socially Optimal Level of Educational nvestment = 281
  Example 9.4 Communists or(Human) Capitalists? = 284
 Appendix 9A "Signaling" in the Labor Market = 298
  The Firm's Desire for Signals = 299
  Worker Supply of Signals = 299
  The Usefulness of Educational Signaling = 300
10 Worker Mobility : Turnover and Migration = 302
 The Determinants of Worker Mobility = 304
 Geographic Mobility = 306
 Voluntary Turnover = 314
 National Immigration Policy = 320
  Example 10.1 Job Satisfaction : An Alternative View = 305
  Example 10.2 The New Economics of Job Rotation = 313
  Example 10.3 A Positive and Normative Theory of Quitting in 19th-Century Japan = 319
  Example 10.4 "Economic" vs. "Political" Immigrants = 323
  Example 10.5 Indentured Servitude and Human. Capital Investments = 329
11 The Structure of Compensation = 333
 The Economics of Fringe Benefits = 334
 Implicit Contracts, Explicit Contracts, and Asymmetric Information = 347
 The Basis of Pay = 349
 Internal Labor Markets and the Time Pattern of Compensation = 355
  Example 11.1 The Wage/Fringe Trade-off in the Collective Bargaining Process = 344
  Example 11.2 Incentive Pay and Output-or "You Get What You Pay For" = 353
  Example 11.3 Compensation Schemes to Modify Worker Behavior in Other Times and Places = 357
12 Unions and Collective Bargaining in the Private Sector = 366
 Unions and Collective Bargaining = 368
 How Unions Achieve Their Objectives = 376
 The Effects of Unions = 388
 Unions In Regulated Industries : Conflicting Policy Goals = 403
  Example 12.1 The Davis-Bacon Act = 379
  Example 12.2 Concession Bargaining and the Airlines = 381
  Example 12.3 Codetermination and Union Relative Wage Gains in West Germany = 397
 Appendix 12A "Monopoly Unions" or "Efficient Contracts"? = 406
13 Public Sector Labor Markets = 411
 A Model of a Public Sector Labor Market = 416
 The Growth and Effects of Public Sector Unions = 419
 The Effects of Arbitration Statutes on the Wages of State and Local Government Employees = 424
 Public vs. Private Pay Comparisons = 426
 The Effect of Expenditure- and Tax-Limitation Legislation = 428
 Public Sector Employment Programs = 431
  Example 13.1 Pension Underfunding in the Government Sector = 424
 Appendix 13A Arbitration and the Incentive to Bargain = 437
14 The Economics of Discrimination = 441
 What Is Discrimination? = 441
 Earnings Disparities by Race, Ethnicity, and Sex = 444
 Theories of Market Discrimination = 454
 State Fair Employment Practice Legislation = 468
 Federal Programs to End Discrimination = 469
  Example 14.1 Age and the End of Discrimination = 447
  Example 14.2 Comparable Worth and the University = 475
  Example 14.3 Is Affirmative Action Consistent with Equal Employment Opportunity? = 479
  Example 14.4 How Fast Can Discrimination Be Eradicated? = 483
 Appendix 14A Estimating "Comparable Worth" Earning Gaps : An Application of Regression Analysis = 487
15 Unemployment = 490
 A Stock-Flow Model of the Labor Market = 492
 Types of Unemployment and Their Causes = 496
 The Demographic Structure of Unemployment Rates = 508
 Search Unemployment and the Role of Unemployment Insurance Benefits = 513
 Normative Issues in Unemployment = 516
  Example 15.1 International Unemployment Rate Differentials = 502
  Example 15.2 Unemployment Insurance Benefits in Great Britain = 517
 Appendix 15A The Relationship Between the Unemployment Rate and Labor Market Flows = 522
16 Inflation and Unemployment = 524
 Introduction = 524
 The Wage Inflation/Unemployment Trade-off = 529
 Wage Inflation, Price Inflation, Productivity, and the Long-Run Trade-off = 541
 Unions and Inflation = 545
 Incomes Policies = 547
  Example 16.1 Wage Inflation and Unemployment Around the World = 539
  Example 16.2 Incomes Policies During the Roman Empire = 553
 Appendix 16A Does a Long-Run Trade-off Exist Between the Rate of Price Inflation and the Unemployment Rate? = 559
Name Index = 565
Subject Index = 569


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