Historical information

Chapter headings: 1. Labor-force participation 2. Hours of work and the supply of effort 3. The supply of skill: investment in human capital 4. Marginal productivity theory in competitive markets 5. The demand for labor: some extensions 6. Job search, mobility, and migration 7. Unemployment and unfilled vacancies 8. Union goals 9. The bargaining process 10. The effect of collective bargaining on relative earnings 11. Occupational wage differentials 12. Wage differentials by race and sex 13. The distribution of earnings by size 14. Fringe benefits 15. Labor's share in national income 16. The general level of money wages

Significance

Industrial relations and labor economics.

Physical description

Book; paper.

Inscriptions & markings

Front cover: author's name and title. Title page: in black ink, "D.J. Spiers".