Labour Mobility, Earnings and Unemployment: Selected Papers

Labour Mobility, Earnings and Unemployment: Selected Papers

By: John Creedy (author)Hardback

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This selection of Creedy's essays sheds light on areas of labour mobility, skilled labour markets and trade unions and wages. Issues discussed include: migration, population ageing and retirement; internal labour markets; and skilled labour markets (chemists and professional scientists).

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Part 1 Mobility in labour markets: inter-regional mobility - a cross section analysis; estimating the duration of unemployment; the analysis of labour market flows using a continuous time model; changes in Labour Market states in Great Britain; eligibility for unemployment benefits in Great Britain; firm formation in manufacturing industry; migration and population ageing in Australia; the choice of early retirement age and the Australian superannuation. Part 2 Labour markets: earning and job mobility - professional chemists in Britain; variations in earning and responsibility; the economic analysis of internal labour markets; job mobility and earnings - an internal labour market approach; opening the black box - economic analysis of internal labour markets; changes in the responsibility and earning of professional scientists. Part 3 Trade unions wages: the analysis of trade unions and relative wages; trade unions, wages and taxation; a tax package to reduce the marginal rate of Income tax and union's wage demands; flattening the tax rate structure, changing the tax mix and unions, wage demands; models of trade union behaviour - a synthesis; union wage responses to a shift from direct to indirect taxation; Income tax changes and trade union wage demands; can tax cuts increase investment in a unionized economy?

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/06/1999
  • ISBN13: 9781840641370
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9781840641370
  • weight: 618
  • ISBN10: 1840641371

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