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Title Human resource economics and public policy : essays in honor of Vernon M. Briggs Jr / Charles J. Whalen, editor
Published Kalamazoo, Mich. : W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (ix, 304 pages)
Series Book collections on Project MUSE
Contents Vernon Briggs : real-world labor economist / William P. Curington -- The human resources economics of Vernon Briggs / Charles J. Whalen -- Immigration and the U.S. Labor Market / Philip L. Martin -- Assessing the Briggs approach to political refugee policy / Larry Nackerud -- Training and immigration in the real world / Ernesto Cortés Jr. -- Immigration policy and economic development / James T. Peach -- Employment and wage prospects of black, white, and Hispanic women / Marta Tienda, V. Joseph Hotz, Avner Ahituv, and Michelle Bellessa Frost -- The misdirected debate over the economics of disabilities accommodation / Seth D. Harris -- Learning systems for a globalized economy : do Americans face tough choices or tough times? / Ray Marshall -- Sectoral approaches to workforce development : toward an effective U.S. labor-market policy / Robert W. Glover and Christopher T. King
Summary Festschrift honouring Vernon Briggs, human resource economist. Focuses on the causes of structural unemployment and inequality in US labour markets, issues of immigration policy, and the economics of disability. Appends a bibliography of his publications
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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SUBJECT Briggs, Vernon M. nli
Subject Labor economics.
Manpower policy.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations.
Labor economics
Manpower policy
labour market.
labour policy.
labour economics.
migration policy.
ethnic group.
workers with disabilities.
working conditions.
Labor economics.
Manpower policy.
marché du travail.
politique du travail.
économie du travail.
politique migratoire.
groupe ethnique.
travailleur handicapé
conditions de travail.
mercado de trabajo.
política laboral.
economía de trabajo.
política migratoria.
grupo étnico.
trabajador con discapacidad.
condiciones de trabajo.
Estados Unidos.
Genre/Form Festschriften
Form Electronic book
Author Briggs, Vernon M., honouree.
Whalen, Charles J., 1960- editor
LC no. 2009041858
ISBN 9781441635983