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Jobs For DevelopmentChallenges and Solutions in Different Country Settings

Jobs For Development: Challenges and Solutions in Different Country Settings

Gordon Betcherman and Martin Rama (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198754848
eISBN:
9780191816321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754848.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This book is a sequel to the World Bank’s World Development Report 2013, Jobs. The central message of that report was that job creation is at the heart of development. Jobs raise living standards and ... More

The Jordanian Labor Market in the New Millennium

The Jordanian Labor Market in the New Millennium

Ragui Assaad (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198702054
eISBN:
9780191771781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702054.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book analyses the results of the Jordan Labour Market Panel Survey of 2010 (JLMPS 2010), a major household survey of labour market conditions carried out in Jordan in the first quarter of 2010. ... More

Labour and the Political Economy in Israel

Labour and the Political Economy in Israel

Michael Shalev

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198285137
eISBN:
9780191684494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198285137.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book studies Israel's central labour organization, the Histradut, and the Israeli Labour Party, which dominated politics for more than four decades. The book develops a political economy ... More

Liberalism and the Welfare StateEconomists and Arguments for the Welfare State

Liberalism and the Welfare State: Economists and Arguments for the Welfare State

Roger E. Backhouse, Bradley W. Bateman, Tamotsu Nishizawa, and Dieter Plehwe (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190676681
eISBN:
9780190676711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190676681.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

The welfare state has, over the past 40 years, come under increasing attack from liberals who consider comprehensive welfare provision inimical to liberalism. Yet many of the architects of the ... More

Merchants of LaborRecruiters and International Labor Migration

Merchants of Labor: Recruiters and International Labor Migration

Philip Martin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198808022
eISBN:
9780191845819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808022.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Merchants of labor are the intermediary recruiters between workers in one country and employers in another. They have a checkered history, often associated with trickery or coercion to fill ... More

MigrationEconomic Change, Social Challenge

Migration: Economic Change, Social Challenge

Christian Dustmann (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198729624
eISBN:
9780191796463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729624.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The changing economic reality of the last decades has prompted large movements of people across and within national borders, which have given rise to new opportunities and challenges. This volume ... More

Motivation, Agency, and Public PolicyOf Knights and Knaves, Pawns and Queens

Motivation, Agency, and Public Policy: Of Knights and Knaves, Pawns and Queens

Julian Le Grand

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266999
eISBN:
9780191600869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266999.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Can we rely on the public service ethos to deliver high quality public services? Are professionals such as doctors and teachers really public‐spirited altruists—knights—or self‐interested ... More

Neoliberalism as a State ProjectChanging the Political Economy of Israel

Neoliberalism as a State Project: Changing the Political Economy of Israel

Asa Maron and Michael Shalev (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198793021
eISBN:
9780191834769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793021.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book explores the politics, institutional dynamics, and outcomes of neoliberal restructuring in Israel. It puts forward a bold proposition: that the very creation of a neoliberal political ... More

Network Industries and Social WelfareThe Experiment that Reshuffled European Utilities

Network Industries and Social Welfare: The Experiment that Reshuffled European Utilities

Massimo Florio

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674855
eISBN:
9780191758874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674855.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

A dramatic change of ownership, regulation, and organization of essential public services, such as electricity, gas, and telecommunications, has taken place in Europe in less than 20 years. This was ... More

New Perspectives on Industrial Policy for a Modern Britain

New Perspectives on Industrial Policy for a Modern Britain

David Bailey, Keith Cowling, and Philip Tomlinson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198706205
eISBN:
9780191775307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706205.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis (GFC) (2008) and the ensuing Great Recession (2008–13), economic debate has begun to shift towards ‘rebalancing’ the UK economy, away from an ... More

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