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Youth employment and joblessness in advanced countries [electronic resource] / edited by David G. Blanchflower and Richard B. Freeman.

Contributor(s): Blanchflower, David G | Freeman, Richard B. (Richard Barry), 1943- | National Bureau of Economic Research.
Material type: TextTextSeries: NBER Comparative labor markets series: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2000Description: 1 online resource (viii, 483 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780226056845 (electronic bk.); 0226056848 (electronic bk.); 0226056589 (cl. : alk. paper); 9780226056586 (cl. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Youth -- Employment -- OECD countries | Young men -- Employment -- OECD countries | Young women -- Employment -- OECD countries | Unemployment -- OECD countries | Jeunesse -- Travail -- Pays de l'Organisation de coop�eration et de d�eveloppement �economiques -- Congr�es | Jeunes hommes -- Travail -- Pays de l'Organisation de coop�eration et de d�eveloppement �economiques -- Congr�es | Jeunes femmes -- Travail -- Pays de l'Organisation de coop�eration et de d�eveloppement �economiques -- Congr�es | Ch�omage -- Pays de l'Organisation de coop�eration et de d�eveloppement �economiques -- Congr�es | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Labor | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations | Werkloosheid | JongerenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Youth employment and joblessness in advanced countries.DDC classification: 331.3/4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Declining economic status of young workers in OECD countries / David G. Blanchflower and Richard B. Freeman -- Cohort crowding and youth labor markets / Sanders Korenman and David Neumark -- Gender and youth employment outcomes / Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn -- Adapting to circumstances / David Card and Thomas Lemieux -- Disadvantaged young men and crime / Richard B. Freeman -- Child development and success or failure in the youth labor market / Paul Gregg and Stephen Machin -- Rising well-being of the young / David G. Blanchflower and Andrew J. Oswald -- Sensitivity of experimental impact estimates / James J. Heckman and Jeffrey A. Smith -- Swedish youth labor market in boom and depression / Per-Anders Edin, Anders Forslund, and Bertil Holmlund -- Young and out in Germany / Wolfgang Franz ... [et al.] -- Minimum wages and youth employment in France and the United States / John M. Abowd ... [et al.].
Summary: The economic status of young people has declined significantly over the past two decades, despite a variety of programs designed to aid new workers in the transition from the classroom to the job market. This ongoing problem has proved difficult to explain. Drawing on comparative data from Canada, Germany, France, Sweden, and the United Kingdom, these papers go beyond examining only employment and wages and explore the effects of family background, education and training, social expectations, and crime on youth employment. This volume brings together key studies, providing detailed analyses of.
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Declining economic status of young workers in OECD countries / David G. Blanchflower and Richard B. Freeman -- Cohort crowding and youth labor markets / Sanders Korenman and David Neumark -- Gender and youth employment outcomes / Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn -- Adapting to circumstances / David Card and Thomas Lemieux -- Disadvantaged young men and crime / Richard B. Freeman -- Child development and success or failure in the youth labor market / Paul Gregg and Stephen Machin -- Rising well-being of the young / David G. Blanchflower and Andrew J. Oswald -- Sensitivity of experimental impact estimates / James J. Heckman and Jeffrey A. Smith -- Swedish youth labor market in boom and depression / Per-Anders Edin, Anders Forslund, and Bertil Holmlund -- Young and out in Germany / Wolfgang Franz ... [et al.] -- Minimum wages and youth employment in France and the United States / John M. Abowd ... [et al.].

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The economic status of young people has declined significantly over the past two decades, despite a variety of programs designed to aid new workers in the transition from the classroom to the job market. This ongoing problem has proved difficult to explain. Drawing on comparative data from Canada, Germany, France, Sweden, and the United Kingdom, these papers go beyond examining only employment and wages and explore the effects of family background, education and training, social expectations, and crime on youth employment. This volume brings together key studies, providing detailed analyses of.

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