Labour market inequalities

problems and policies of low-wage employment in international perspective
  • 248 Pages
  • 2.52 MB
  • English

Oxford University Press , Oxford, New York
Wages, Full employment policies, Minimum wage, Unskilled
Statementedited by Mary Gregory, Wiemer Salverda, Stephen Bazen.
ContributionsGregory, Mary., Salverda, Wiemer., Bazen, Stephen.
LC ClassificationsHD4909 .L18 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 248 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15495629M
ISBN 100199241694
LC Control Number00044604

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This book deconstructs the dynamics of the job market in an emerging economy (India) that has vast capital resources, addressing a key concern in relation to inequality in the labour market by social groups and examines the changing impact of caste on employment opportunity.

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ROSEMARY SALES is Principal Lecturer in the School of Social Science at Middlesex University and Programme Leader of the MA Gender and Society. Gender inequality in the labour market in the UK. The analysis of gender inequality in labour market outcomes has received substantial attention from academics of various disciplines.

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This book is a systematic analysis of inequality in India and how it has been changing since the s. It is focused on the labour market, and in particular on wage inequality, and also examines inequality in household expenditure.

Ethnic minority disadvantage in the labour market 06 While it is well-recognised that place may affect an individual’s life chances, there remain significant gaps in what we know about how much the place where someone lives impacts upon their likelihood of experiencing poverty.

Labour market inequalities between ethnic and gender groups, as. Jan 09,  · A look at factors that explain wage inequality – including classical economic theory and labour market imperfections.

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Readers Question: Idealized free market theory argues that it is automatic for each worker to receive just what he or she is worth; otherwise, an “underpaid” worker could just look elsewhere to bid a higher salary. Dec 22,  · Geographies of Labour Market Inequality by Ron Martin,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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The extent to which labour market institutions affect the relationship between reform policies and income inequality remains controversial. Some see labour market institutions as a hindrance to more efficient development and growth, while others argue that without proper labour market institutions an economy cannot progress.

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Includes an introduction with the wider context, the basic facts on various relevant labour market outcomes, international comparisons, and the legislative framework.Mar 23,  · Included chapters written by scholars and policy makers focus on the key issues, offering analysis of the way inequality in the labour market is related to the wider macroeconomic dynamics, factors that explain the gender pay gap, the transition from education to the labour market, the dimensions of occupational segregation, and the division of labour within the household.