Downsizing in America: Reality, Causes, and Consequences

Downsizing in America: Reality, Causes, and Consequences

by William J. Baumol, Alan S. Blinder, Edward N. Wolff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0871541386

ISBN-13: 9780871541383

Pub. Date: 04/28/2005

Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780871541383
Publisher:
Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

About the Authorsvii
Acknowledgmentsix
Chapter 1What is Downsizing? An Overview1
Chapter 2Downsizing and the Press: Perception and Reality28
Chapter 3Theoretical Underpinnings of Downsizing63
Chapter 4Is American Business Really Downsizing? The Facts92
Chapter 5Downsizing in U.S. Manufacturing: An Empirical Analysis of Causes131
Chapter 6Upsizing in the Retail and Service Industries: Causes and Correlates181
Chapter 7A Closer Look at U.S. Manufacturing: The Consequences of Downsizing194
Chapter 8Downsizing and Increasing Turbulence in the Labor Market234
Chapter 9What Have We Learned About Downsizing? Conclusions258
AppendixOur Newspaper Search268
Notes290
References303
Index313

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