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1. affirmative action

Affirmative action practices go beyond non-discrimination to enhance employment, education, and business-ownership opportunities for minorities and women. ...

By Harry J. Holzer and David Neumark. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

2. unemployment

The unemployed are individuals who are without work but who are actively seeking employment. The unemployment rate is the percentage of the labour force ...

By Robert Topel. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3. globalization and the welfare state

Most scholarly investigations do not support the often heard claim that globalization impairs the welfare state: observed cuts in welfare programmes appear ...

By Heinrich W. Ursprung. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

4. fertility in developed countries

After completing the first demographic transition, developed countries experienced a fertility boom in the post-Second World War period. However, after ...

By Alicia Adsera. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. labour market institutions

Labour market institutions – unions, collective bargaining, government regulations – that help determine wages and working conditions differ greatly across ...

By Richard B. Freeman. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

6. wage inequality, changes in

We examine trends in wage inequality in the United States and other countries since the 1960s. We show that there has been a secular increase in the 90–50 ...

By Stephen Machin and John Van Reenen. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

7. labour economics

Labour economics studies the demand and supply for the most important factor of production, human beings. Since the days of Marshall and indeed of Smith, ...

By Richard B. Freeman. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

8. experimental labour economics

Experimental labour economics uses experimental techniques to improve our understanding of labour economics issues. We start by putting experimental data ...

By Armin Falk and Simon Gächter. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

9. unemployment and hours of work, cross country differences

Since the 1960s labour market outcomes among the world's richest economies have changed dramatically, especially in terms of unemployment rates and time ...

By Richard Rogerson. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

10. technical change

Successive transformations of economic society from agricultural to industrial form and beyond to the service economy have consolidated a process of economic ...

By S. Metcalfe. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008