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Natural Survival of Work Job Creation and Job Destruction in a Growing Economy

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ISBN-10: 0262512467

ISBN-13: 9780262512466

Edition: 2009

Authors: Pierre Cahuc, Andr� Zylberberg, William McCuaig

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Every working day in the United States, 90,000 jobs disappearand an equal number are created. This discovery has radically altered the way economists think about how labor markets work. Without this necessary phenomenon of "creative destruction," our economies would experience much lower growth. Unemployment is a natural consequence of a vigorous economyand is in fact indispensable to it. In The Natural Survival of Work, labor economists Pierre Cahuc and Andre Zylberberg consider how to manage the unemployment that results from the desirable churning of the economy, drawing on recent economic research and citing examples from France, the United States, the United Kingdom, and elsewhere.…    
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 2/13/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 178
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Andre Zylberberg is Research Director at CNRS, Professor of Economics at the Ecole Polytechnique, and Research Fellow at EUREQua-University of Paris 1, Pantheon-Sorbonne.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ninety Nine Thousand Jobs Destroyed Every Day
Work Cannot Be Parceled Out
Wages Are Not (Always) the Enemy of Employment
Work Must Pay
The Utility of Unemployment
Protecting Employment
Education Is Not a Miracle Cure
Evaluating Public Policies on Employment
Epilogue: Waiting for the Rain
Institutional Acronyms and Websites
Notes
Select Bibliography
Index