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Institutional requirements for full employment in advanced economies

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  • Singh, Ajit

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Abstract In the 1980s, fifty years after the Great Depression industrial countries came again to be haunted with the spectre of mass unemployment. The unemployment situation, into the 1990s, continues to be dire in several European Union countries. Double digit unemployment rates are currently being recorded by Belgium, Denmark, France, Italy, with near double-digit rates in several others including Britain, Germany and Sweden. On the most recent available official data, nearly a quarter of the labour force in Spain and Finland are unemployed

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 54990.

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Date of creation: 23 Aug 1995
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Publication status: Published in International Labour Review 4-5.135(1995): pp. 1-45
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:54990

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Keywords: employment; developed countries; post-WWII; labour force; policy issues;

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  1. Michael Bruno & Jeffrey D. Sachs, 1985. "Economics of Worldwide Stagflation," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number brun85-1.
  2. Singh, Ajit, 1977. "UK Industry and the World Economy: A Case of De-industrialisation?," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, Oxford University Press, vol. 1(2), pages 113-36, June.
  3. Singh, Ajit, 1989. "Third World Competition and De-industrialisation in Advanced Countries," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, Oxford University Press, vol. 13(1), pages 103-20, March.
  4. Paul Krugman & Robert Lawrence, 1993. "Trade, Jobs, and Wages," NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc 4478, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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  1. Singh, Ajit, 1996. "The Asia-Pacific developing countries and the new world trading system: a historical overview of emerging policy issues," MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany 54987, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Singh, Ajit, 1997. "Growth: its sources and consequences," MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany 54978, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Singh, Ajit & Zammit, Ann, 1997. "Foreign direct investment, technology transfer to the South and competition for the North: towards co-operative institutional arrangements between the North and the South?," MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany 54935, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  4. Ajit Singh, 2005. "FDI, Globalisation and Economic Development - Towards Reforming National and International Rules of the Game," ESRC Centre for Business Research - Working Papers, ESRC Centre for Business Research wp304, ESRC Centre for Business Research.
  5. Singh, Ajit & Zammit, Ann, 2011. "Globalisation, labour Standards and economic Development," MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany 53096, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  6. Singh, Ajit, 1998. "Global Unemployment, Longrun Economic Growth and Labour Market Rigidities: A Commentary," MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany 24285, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  7. Singh, Ajit, 2007. "Globalization and Industrial Revolutions in India and China: Implications for Advanced and Developing Economies and for National and International Policies," MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany 24286, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  8. Singh, Ajit, 2009. "Globalisation, Openness and Economic Nationalism: Conceptual Issues and Asian Practise," MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany 24287, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  9. Singh, Ajit, 2005. "The Doha development agenda: what special and differential treatment?," MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany 53438, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  10. Singh, Ajit, 2011. "Globalization, Openness and Economic Nationalism: Analytical and Conceptual Issues A Foreword to Globalization and Economic Nationalism in Asia," MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany 53039, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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