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xxi, 650 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Overview of the Labor Market Chapter 3. The Demand for Labor Chapter 4. Labor Demand Elasticities Chapter 5. Frictions in the Labor Market Chapter 6. Supply of Labor to the Economy: the Decision to Work Chapter 7. Labor Supply: Household Production, the Family, and the Life Cycle Chapter 8. Compensating Wage Differentials and Labor Markets Chapter 9. Investments in Human Capital: Education and Training Chapter 10. Worker Mobility: Migration, Immigration, and Turnover Chapter 11. Pay and Productivity: Wage Determination within the Firm Chapter 12. Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Labor Market Chapter 13. Unions and the Labor Market Chapter 14. Unemployment Chapter 15. Inequality in Earnings Chapter 16. The Labor Market Effects of International Trade and Production Sharing.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780132540643 20160612
A clear, comprehensive introduction to labor market behavior. In addition to presenting core theory, Ehrenberg/Smith summarizes empirical evidence for or against each hypothesis, and illustrates the usefulness of theory for public policy analysis. The authors continue to make this text a comprehensive resource in the eleventh edition, through a focus on factual information about the labor market and professional literature in labor economics.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780132540643 20160612
Green Library
ECON-145-01, ECON-145-01