Historical information

Labor economics. Section headings: -Labor economics : Introduction and overview -The theory of individual labor supply -Population, participation rates and hours of work -Labor quality : Investing in human capital -The demand for labor -Wage determination and the allocation of labor -Alternative pay schemes and labor efficiency -The wage structure -Mobility, migration and efficiency -Labor unions and collective bargaining -The economic impact of unions -Government and the labor market : Employment expenditures and taxation -Government and the labor market : Legislation and regulation -Theories of labor market discrimination -Women, blacks and the labor market -Critiques of orthodox wage theory -The personal distribution of earnings -Labor productivity : Wages, prices and employment -Employment and unemployment -Wages and inflation -Information sources in labor economics

Significance

Workplace relations/labor relations and economics. Authors are from Nebraska, USA writing in 1995.

Physical description

Book; paper.

Inscriptions & markings

Front cover: authors' names and title