Introduction: Labor Economics and the Political Economy of Labor
- Joyce P. Jacobsen,
- Gilbert L. Skillman
Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
Copyright © 2004 by Joyce P. Jacobsen and Gilbert L. Skillman
Labor Markets and Employment Relationships: A Comprehensive Approach
How to Cite
Jacobsen, J. P. and Skillman, G. L. (eds) (2008) Introduction: Labor Economics and the Political Economy of Labor, in Labor Markets and Employment Relationships: A Comprehensive Approach, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755587.ch1
- Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
- Published Print: 1 JAN 2004
Print ISBN: 9780631208365
Online ISBN: 9780470755587
This chapter contains section titled:
THE ECONOMIC SIGNIFICANCE OF LABOR
Employment and labor income
Labor exchange in economic history
Labor exchange in capitalist economies
THE FOUNDATIONS AND HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF LABOR ECONOMICS Classical foundations of labor economics
Three eras of labor economics
CENTRAL ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY LABOR ECONOMICS
Is employment simply an exchange relationship?
Do wage disparities represent compensating differentials?
Can significant unemployment persist in unregulated labor markets?
Do unregulated labor markets yield the best economic outcomes?