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Fundamentals of Labor Economics

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ISBN-10: 1133561586

ISBN-13: 9781133561583

Edition: 2nd 2013

Authors: Betts, Ely, Thomas Hyclak, Geraint Johnes, Robert Thornton

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Any suggestions for copywriter or provide generic description of the product to be used for the Internet or non-channel specific applications. NOTE: If you have a book only version for this product, it is imperative that you provide a description that does not include any references to package elements. Labor Economics, 2e covers the essential aspects of modern labor economics from an international perspective, providing students with a comprehensive survey of economic theory and empirical evidence on purely competitive labor markets. In addition, the authors examine the impact of imperfect competition, incomplete information and uncertainty, and institutional factors--stemming from laws, unions, and human resource policies--on wages and employment opportunities.
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List price: $324.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 12/5/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 7.40" wide x 9.20" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.376
Language: English

Thomas Hyclak has been a member of the economics faculty at Lehigh since 1979 and was department chair from 1999 to 2006. He served the College of Business and Economics as Interim Dean. His research has involved a number of empirical studies of the determinants of wage levels, unemployment and earnings distributions in urban labor markets. Professor Hyclak has also published several studies of the impact of human resource management innovations and industrial relations activities on the performance of workers and their organizations.

Geraint Johnes is the Dean of the Graduate Studies at Lancaster University Management School, where he teaches international human resource management. He also currently teaches undergraduate courses in introductory economics; applied economics; quantitative methods; and human resource economics. His current research is in grade inflation and changes in efficiency in educational institutions; impact of curriculum on subsequent labor market performance; and funding mechanisms for education and their effect on economic welfare.