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Tackling Unemployment: The Legislative Dynamics of the Employment Act of 1946

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  • Ruth Ellen Wasem

    (Congressional Research Service, U.S. Library of Congress)

Abstract

Wasem examines the impacts and implications of the Employment Act of 1946 and discusses how provisions of the Act might be useful for today's policymakers.

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  • Ruth Ellen Wasem, 2013. "Tackling Unemployment: The Legislative Dynamics of the Employment Act of 1946," Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, number tu, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:upj:ubooks:tu
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    Cited by:

    1. Jon D. Wisman & Michael Cauvel, 2016. "Why Has Labor Not Demanded Guaranteed Employment?," Working Papers 2016-02, American University, Department of Economics.

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    Keywords

    full employment; policymaking; labor supply; labor demand; political economy; Keynesian; employment act of 1946;

    JEL classification:

    • J23 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Demand
    • N32 - Economic History - - Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy - - - U.S.; Canada: 1913-
    • D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior
    • P16 - Economic Systems - - Capitalist Systems - - - Political Economy of Capitalism

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