Contemporary Labor Economics / Edition 8

Contemporary Labor Economics / Edition 8

by Campbell McConnell, Stanley L. Brue, David A. MacPherson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073511323

ISBN-13: 9780073511320

Pub. Date: 10/05/2007

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Contemporary Labor Economics 10e presents labor economics as an applied field of micro and macro theory, no longer an area tangential to the core of analytical economics, but rather a critical component of that core. In the Tenth edition, the authors deliver new and updated discussions of public policy issues and coverage of the current economic crisis, while

Overview

Contemporary Labor Economics 10e presents labor economics as an applied field of micro and macro theory, no longer an area tangential to the core of analytical economics, but rather a critical component of that core. In the Tenth edition, the authors deliver new and updated discussions of public policy issues and coverage of the current economic crisis, while still integrating traditional topics such as labor law, structure of unions, and collective bargaining.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073511320
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
10/05/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.23(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Labor Economics: Introduction and Overview


Chapter 2: The Theory of Individual Labor Supply


Chapter 3: Population, Participation Rates, and Hours of Work


Chapter 4: Labor Quality: Investing in Human Capital


Chapter 5: The Demand for Labor


Chapter 6: Wage Determination and the Allocation of Labor


Chapter 7: Alternative Pay Schemes and Labor Efficiency


Chapter 8: The Wage Structure


Chapter 9: Mobility, Migration, and Efficiency


Chapter 10: Labor Unions and Collective Bargaining


Chapter 11: The Economic Impact of Unions


Chapter 12: Government and the Labor Market: Employment, Expenditures, and Taxation


Chapter 13: Government and the Labor Market: Legislation and Regulation


Chapter 14: Labor Market Discrimination


Chapter 15: Job Search: External and Internal


Chapter 16: The Distribution of Personal Earnings


Chapter 17: Labor Productivity: Wages, Prices, and Employment


Chapter 18: Employment and Unemployment


Glossary


Index


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