Skip to content

Labor Markets and Employment Relationships A Comprehensive Approach

Best in textbook rentals since 2012!

ISBN-10: 0631208364

ISBN-13: 9780631208365

Edition: 2004

Authors: Joyce Jacobsen, Gilbert Skillman

List price: $150.95
Shipping box This item qualifies for FREE shipping.
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


Designed for advanced undergraduates in business and economics as well as for MBA students, this book grounds analysis of labour markets and employment relationships in a unified theoretical treatment of labour exchange conditions.
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $150.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/13/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 584
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.40" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Joyce P. Jacobsen is Professor of Economics at Wesleyan University. She is the author of The Economics of Gender, Second Edition (Blackwell) as well as numerous research articles. She has also taught at Rhodes College, Harvard University and Northwestern University.Gilbert L. Skillman is Associate Professor of Economics. He has also taught at Brown University and spent a term as Research Associate at the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in the Social Sciences in Uppsala. He has published a number of articles on the economics of employment and organization.

Introduction: Labor Economics and the Political Economy of Labor
Labor Demand and Supply:
Labor Supply
Labor Demand
Perfectly Competitive Labor Markets
Imperfectly Competitive Labor Markets
The Labor Exchange:
The Structure of Labor Exchange
Strategic Labor Exchange
Bargaining in Labor Exchange
Imperfect Contracting in Labor Exchange
The Employment Relationship:
The Nature of the Employment Relationship
Employee Compensation and Incentive Provision
Employment Continuity and Internal Labor Markets
Employee Representation in the Workplace
Labor Market Divisions:
Wages and Working Conditions
Education and Ability
Employee Characteristics and Discrimination
Employer Characteristics and Market Segmentation
Labor in the Market System:
Earnings Inequality
Labor Market Dynamics