Unemployment: Economic Perspectives

Unemployment: Economic Perspectives

by Guy Routh

Paperback(3rd ed. 1986)

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ISBN-13: 9780333412701
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 05/28/1986
Edition description: 3rd ed. 1986
Pages: 143
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures - Preface - INTRODUCTION - The Nature of Unemployment - Note on Methodology - Definitions - Extent of Unemployment in the OECD - Dimensions of Unemployment in the United Kingdom - Varieties of Unemployment - HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT - Unemployment and the Origins of Capitalism - The Trade Cycle - Structural and Technological Unemployment - Structural, Technological or Cyclical Unemployment? - THEORY: PETTY TO KEYNES - Lines of Descent - A Self-Regulating System - Precursors of the Welfare State - Marx: The Pursuit of the Trade Cycle: Keynes's Revolution - CONTEMPORARY THOUGHT - Intellectual Ingredients - Case Studies of Current Theories - ASSESSMENT OF CURRENT THEORIES - Methods - Supply-side Economics - Search Unemployment - Rational Expectations - The Natural Rate of Unemployment - Institutional Engineering - OPTIONS, STRATEGIES AND PROGNOSES - Disillusion - Palliatives - Evolution and Adaptation - Mutual Accommodation - Stalemate or Radical Change - Historical Imperatives - A Programme for Economic Research - Summary - Bibliography - Index

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