The Political Economy of Full Employment : Conservatism, Corporatism and Institutional Change (Hardcover)

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This timely volume features essays from an international group of economists who address issues relevant to the objective of securing full employment. The authors adopt a political economy approach which highlights the nature and significance of institutional change.
As well as offering a detailed empirical investigation of the unemployment experience in advanced countries, the book makes a critical evaluation of New Right economic policy making in the UK and the US. Working from a political economic perspective, the authors examine the main international and domestic obstacles to the achievement of full employment, the prospects for job creation in the UK, and the impact of technological change.
The Political Economy of Full Employment features essays that make a contribution to a vital scholarly debate while remaining accessible to an undergraduate audience, ensuring that it will be widely and profitably used by economists at all levels.

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Publisher Edward Elgar Pub
Mfg Part# 9781852788803
SKU 211436656
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1852788801
Release Date 7/7/2009
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