Employment, Technology and Development / Edition 2

Employment, Technology and Development / Edition 2

by Amartya Kumar Sen, Amartya Kumar Sen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195651103

ISBN-13: 9780195651102

Pub. Date: 05/01/1900

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Focusing on the inter-relationship between institutions, technology, and employment, the author investigates the institutional factors which affect policy-making: modes of production, patterns of ownership, and systems of employment.

Overview

Focusing on the inter-relationship between institutions, technology, and employment, the author investigates the institutional factors which affect policy-making: modes of production, patterns of ownership, and systems of employment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195651102
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
05/01/1900
Series:
Oxford India Paperbacks Series
Edition description:
INDIAN ED.
Pages:
206
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.16(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: BASIC CONCEPTS
The Concept of Employment
3(8)
Technology and Efficiency
11(6)
Employment Modes and Non-wage Sectors
17(14)
PART II: SOME MEASUREMENT PROBLEMS
Surplus Labour and Disguised Unemployment
31(10)
Capital Intensity and Technology
41(10)
PART III: INSTITUTIONS, TECHNOLOGY AND LABOUR
Dual Labour Markets
51(9)
Ownership, Classes, and Allocation
60(12)
Seasonal Variations and Employment
72(9)
PART IV: POLICY OBJECTIVES AND EMPLOYMENT
The Employment Objective
81(7)
Employment in the Long Run
88(9)
PART V: ECONOMIC EVALUATION
Shadow Prices and Resource Allocation
97(6)
The Valuation of Labour
103(6)
Concluding Remarks
109(6)
Appendix A: On the Measurement of Unemployment in India 115(20)
Appendix B: Public Schemes for Employment Expansion in India 135(11)
Appendix C: Labour Cost, Scale, and Technology in Indian Agriculture 146(8)
Appendix D: A Study of Tractorization in India 154(11)
Bibliography 165(22)
Index of names 187(4)
Index of subjects 191

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