Accounting for Worker Well-Being, Volume 23 (Research in Labor Economics)
S.W. PolachekISBN: 076231110X;
Book DescriptionThis volume comprises 12 chapters, each accounting for a particular aspect of worker well-being. Among the issues addressed are: employee compensation, job loss, disability, health, gender, education, contract negotiation, and macroeconomic labor policy. The volume provides answers to a number of important questions. For example, why do smaller, newer companies better match CEO pay to profits than old, established corporations? Which demographic groups are most prone to job losses? What does marital status have to do with the glass ceiling? Does retiring from work increase one's mental health? Does domestic violence drive women to work more? Do higher educational subsidies lead to more schooling than larger educational rates of return? Inshort, the volume addresses a number of important policy-related research issues on worker well-being facing labor economists today.
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