Economics & Finance

Labor Demand

Paperback

Price:
$90.00 / £74.00
ISBN:
Published:
01/28/1996
Copyright:
1993
Pages:
464
Size:
6 x 9.25 in.
Illus:
41 line illustrations, 33 tables
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In this book Daniel Hamermesh provides the first comprehensive picture of the disparate field of labor demand. The author reviews both the static and dynamic theories of labor demand, and provides evaluative summaries of the available empirical research in these two subject areas. Moreover, he uses both theory and evidence to establish a generalized framework for analyzing the impact of policies such as minimum wages, payroll taxes, job- security measures, unemployment insurance, and others. Covering every aspect of labor demand, this book uses material from a wide range of countries.