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The origins and development of labor economics

Paul J. McNulty

The origins and development of labor economics

a chapterin the history of social thought.

by Paul J. McNulty

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor economics -- History.,
  • Economics -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD4901
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22726660M
    ISBN 100262131625

      The book focuses on economic issues and debates. Topics discussed in the text include the history of labor economics; the microeconomic foundations of labor economics; the interaction between labor's effect on the macroeconomy and the macroeconomy's effect on labor; and the interrelation of trade unions with other economic Edition: 1. In addition to its policy relevance, labor economics has played an important role in the development of modern economics as a whole. Because of the widespread availability of data on labor-market outcomes, labor economists have developed a number of econometric methods that have profoundly influenced the profession.

    Industrial relations has three faces: science building, problem solving, and ethical. In the science building phase, industrial relations is part of the social sciences, and it seeks to understand the employment relationship and its institutions through high-quality, rigorous research. In this vein, industrial relations scholarship intersects with scholarship in labour economics, industrial. Historical development of labour law. The origins of labour law can be traced back to the remote past and the most varied parts of the world. While European writers often attach importance to the guilds and apprenticeship systems of the medieval world, some Asian scholars have identified labour standards as far back as the Babylonian Code of Hammurabi (18th .

    Labour Economics is devoted to publishing international research on empirical, theoretical and econometric topics that are of particular interest to labour economists. In particular, Labour Economics gives due recognition to solid empirical work with a strong economic interpretation. From time to time. Book Description. This book provides, for the first time, a systematic and comprehensive narrative of the history of one central idea in economics, namely the division of labour, over the past two and a half millennia, with special focus on that having occurred in the most recent two and a half centuries.


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