International Handbook of Labour Market Policy and Evaluation

International Handbook of Labour Market Policy and Evaluation

By: etc. (editor), Jacqueline O'Reilly (editor), Klaus Schomann (editor), Gunther Schmid (editor)Hardback

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A guide to different national labour markets and policies to combat unemployment and their outcomes. It provides an account of the rapidly growing field of labour market policy, focusing on issues such as cost-benefit analysis and school to work transition.

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Part 1 Theory and methodology of labour market policy evaluation: theory and methodology of labour market policy, Gunther Schmid et al; experimental and nonexperimental evaluation, James J. Heckman and Jeffrey A. Smith; experimental evaluation of European labour market policy, Anders Bjorklund and Hakan Regner; longitudinal designs in evaluation studies, Klaus Schomann; aggregate impact analysis, Lutz Bellmann and Richard Jackman; cost-benefit analysis, Lennart Delander and Harald Niklasson; process evaluation - policy formation and implementation, Gunther Schmid. Part 2 Evaluating labour market policies in selected target areas: unemployment compensation and labour market transitions, Gunther Schmid and Bernd Reissert; job opportunities for the hard-to-place, Christine Erhel et al; the school to work transition, Paul Ryan and Christoph F. Buchtemann; transitions between family formation and paid employment, Colette Fagan and Jill Rubery; exit options from the labour force, Bernard Casey; improving job-matching through placement services, Ulrich Walwei; occupational segregation, discrimination and equal opportunity, Jill Rubery et al; life-long learning and skill formation, Albert C. Tuijnman and Klaus Schomann; from unemployment to self-employment - labour market policies for business start-up, Nigel Meager; employment opportunities for the disabled, Lei Delsen; immigrant labour integration, Gudrun Biffl; labour adjustments through part-time work, Jacqueline O'Reilly; employment stabilization through short-time work, Hugh Mosley and Thomas Kruppe; legal regulation and flexibility of employment contracts, Ralf Rogowski and Klaus Schomann; employment security and dismissal protection, Christoph F. Buchtemann and Ulrich Walwei. Part 3 Evaluating institutional frameworks of labour market policy: explaining state intervention to prevent unemployment - the impact of institutions on active labour market policy expenditures in 18 countries, Thomas Janoski; the impact of labout market policy on wages, employment and labour market mismatch, Lutz Bellman and Richard Jackman; new public management of further training, Gunther Schmid; the importance of wage-bargaining institutions for employment performance, Eileen Appelbaum and Ronald Schettkat; tax regimes and labour market performance, Siv Gustafsson. Part 4 Evaluating policy targets at the European level: the European social fund - a strategy for generic evaluation, Robert M. Lindley; European regulation of social standards, Jacqueline O'Reilly et al; monitoring of labour market policy in EU member states, Peter Auer and Thomas Kruppe.

Product Details

  • publication date: 14/11/1996
  • ISBN13: 9781858983448
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 960
  • ID: 9781858983448
  • weight: 1466
  • ISBN10: 1858983444

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