From The Great Recession To Labour Market Recovery: Issues, Evidence and Policy Options

Hardcover | January 15, 2011

EditorIyanatul Islam, Sher Verick

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This book sheds light on the impact of the Great Recession from the perspective of both developing and developed countries. It traces the complex and multiple causes of the Great Recession, delineates the diversity in the macroeconomic and labour market consequences, and highlights the effectiveness of policy responses undertaken so far.

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This book sheds light on the impact of the Great Recession from the perspective of both developing and developed countries. It traces the complex and multiple causes of the Great Recession, delineates the diversity in the macroeconomic and labour market consequences, and highlights the effectiveness of policy responses undertaken so fa...

IYANATUL ISLAM is Senior Employment Policy Specialist in the Employment Policy Department of the International Labour Office in Geneva, Switzerland and Professor of International Business, School of International Business and Asian Studies, Griffith University, Australia. He is currently on leave from professorial duties. He is the au...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.88 × 5.66 × 1 inPublished:January 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230283586

ISBN - 13:9780230283589

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Table of Contents

Introduction; I.Islam& S.Verick
The Great Recession of 2008-2009: Causes, Consequences And Policy Responses; I.Islam& S.Verick
The Global Recession of 2008-2009 and Developing Countries; N.Majid
The Employment Challenge in Developing Countries during Economic Downturn and Recovery; R.Islam
The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Labour Markets in Oecd Countries: Why Youth and other Vulnerable Groups have been Hit Hard; S.Verick
The Rise and Fall of Orthodox Macroeconomic Policy: Pre- and Post-Crises Perspectives; M.Muqtada
The Perennial Quest for Fiscal and Policy Space in Developing Countries; I.Islam
Labour Market Policies in Times of Crisis; S.Cazes, C.Heuer& S.Verick
Coping With Crises: Easing the Burden of Macroeconomic and Structural Adjustments Through Social Dialogue; L.Rychly
The Way Forward; I.Islam& S.Verick