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Labor Economics from a Free Market Perspective: Employing the Unemployable

Labor Economics from a Free Market Perspective: Employing the Unemployable

by Walter Block


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789812705686
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/28/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 393
Product dimensions: 7.77(w) x 9.99(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     ix
Foreword     xvii
Introduction     xix
Wage Determination     1
Promotion, Turnover and Preemptive Wage Offers   Walter Block   Robert A. Lawson     3
Globalization and the Concept of Subsistence Wages   Walter Block   Jerry Dauterive   John Levendis     9
Labor Market Disputes: A Comment on Albert Rees' "Fairness in Wage Distribution"   Walter Block     25
The Discounted Marginal Value Product-Marginal Value Product Controversy: A Note   Walter Block     39
Unions     49
Is it Possible to Reconcile Unions with the Libertarian Legal Code?   Walter Block     51
Labor Relations, Unions and Collective Bargaining: A Political Economic Analysis   Walter Block     67
Labor Union Policies: Gains or Pains?   Jason Evans   Walter Block     99
The Yellow Dog Contract: Bring It Back!   Walter Block     109
An Economic and Ethical Analysis of Unions   Walter Block     111
Comment on Richard B. Freeman's "Labor Markets and Institutions in Economic Development"   Walter Block     123
The Minimum Wage     135
A Primer on Jobs and theJobless   Walter Block     137
The Minimum Wage: Does it Really Help Workers?   Paul McCormick   Walter Block     141
Delusions of Rising Wages   Walter Block     145
The Minimum Wage Once Again   Walter Block     147
Heritage Stumbles on Minimum Wage   Walter Block     155
The Living Wage: What's Wrong?   Walter Block   William Barnett II     157
Critique of the Minimum Wage Petition   Walter Block     159
Immigration     173
A Libertarian Case for Free Immigration   Walter Block     175
Is There a Right to Immigration?: A Libertarian Perspective   Walter Block   Gene Callahan     195
On Immigration: Reply to Hoppe   Anthony Gregory   Walter Block     221
Redistributive Justice     237
On Reparations to Blacks for Slavery   Walter Block     239
The Economics and Ethics of Land Reform: A Critique of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace's "Toward a Better Distribution of Land: The Challenge of Agrarian Reform"   Walter Block   Guillermo Yeatts     261
Fringe Benefits     295
Comments on Thomason and Burton, Bruce and Atkins, Anderson and Meyer, and Green and Riddell: Worker's Compensation and Unemployment Insurance in the US and Canada   Walter Block     297
Comment on Hum and Simpson: Guaranteed Annual Unemployment   Gary M. Anderson   Walter Block     319
Other Topics in Labor Economics     335
The Division of Labor Under Homogeneity: A Critique of Mises and Rothbard   Walter Block   Per Henrik Hansen   Peter G. Klein     337
Academic Tenure: An Economic Critique   Robert W. McGee   Walter E. Block     345
Comment on Canice Prendergast's "A Theory of 'Yes men'"   Walter Block     365
Cyberslacking, Business Ethics and Managerial Economics   Walter Block     373
Paternalism in Agricultural Labor Contracts in the US South: Implications for the Growth of the Welfare State   Walter Block     381

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