The Labour Market in Winter: The State of Working Britain 2010 by Paul GreggThe Labour Market in Winter: The State of Working Britain 2010 by Paul Gregg

The Labour Market in Winter: The State of Working Britain 2010

EditorPaul Gregg, Jonathan Wadsworth

Hardcover | February 15, 2011

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This collection of essays, from leading economic experts on the UK labour market, provides an overview of the key issues concerning the performance of the labour market, and the policy issues surrounding it, with a focus on the recent recession and its aftermath. The book contains assessmentsof the effects of many policies introduced over the last 10 years in employment, education, and welfare. The result is the first serious comprehensive analysis of the economic downturn and the Labour government's record in the field of employment, spanning its time in office. An indispensable reference source on contemporary labour market developments in the UK, this book will be required reading, andof lasting use, to academics, students, practitioners, and policy makers.
Paul Gregg recently completed a review of Personalised Support and Conditionality in the Welfare System for the UK Dept. of Work and Pensions. He is also a member of the London Child Poverty Commission and a programme director at the Centre for Market and Public Organisation. He was formerly a member of the Council of Economic Advisor...
Title:The Labour Market in Winter: The State of Working Britain 2010Format:HardcoverDimensions:368 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0 inPublished:February 15, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019958737X

ISBN - 13:9780199587377

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Table of Contents

Paul Gregg and Jonathan Wadsworth: IntroductionEmployment and Unemployment1. Paul Gregg and Jonathan Wadsworth: The Labour Market in Winter - the 2008-2009 Recession2. Paul Gregg and Jonathan Wadsworth: Unemployment and Inactivity3. Antoine Goujard, Barbara Petrongolo and John Van Reenen: The Labour Market for Young People4. Richard Disney, Anita Ratcliffe and Sarah Smith: The Baby-Boomers at 50: Employment Prospects for Older Workers5. Paul Gregg and Jonathan Wadsworth: Workless Households6. Stephen Nickell and Jumana Saleheen: Immigration in the UK7. Paul Gregg, Giulia Faggio and Jonathan Wadsworth: Job Tenure and Job TurnoverJob Quality8. Francis Green: Job Quality in Britain under the Labour Government9. Andrew E. Clark: Worker Well-Being in Booms and Busts10. Jane Waldfogel: Family Friendly PoliciesInequality11. Stephen Machin: Changes in UK Wage Inequality over the Last Forty Years12. Joanna K. Swaffield: Gender and the Labour Market13. Jo Blanden and Lindsey Macmillan: Recent Developments in Intergenerational Mobility14. Sandra McNally: Have Reforms to the School System Improved Educational Outcomes?15. Christian Dustmann, Tommaso Frattini, Nikolaos Theodoropoulos: Ethnicity and Second Generation Immigrants16. Richard Dickens: Child Poverty in Britain. Did Work Work?17. Alex Bryson and John Forth: Trade Unions18. Peter Dolton and Gerry Makepeace: Public and Private Sector Labour Markets19. Peter Dolton, Chiara Rosazza-Bondibene and Jonathan Wadsworth: The Regional Labour Market in the UK