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Labor and Employment Law and Economics (Book of the Month)

featured1001Labor and Employment Law and Economics, edited by Kenneth G. Dau-Schmidt, Seth D. Harris, and Orly Lobel, is Catherwood’s Book of the Month.

The economic analysis of labor and employment law is a bold effort to apply economic theory to explain important empirical facts about the regulation of the employment relationship and to provide positive predictions and normative analyses that are useful to policy-makers. This book draws together 24 chapters, by leading scholars in the field, summarizing the important theoretical and empirical work that has been done to date on a wide spectrum of labor and employment law topics including: regulating employment contracts, unions, collective bargaining, minimum wages, health insurance, executive pay, workers’ compensation, unemployment, occupational health and safety, discrimination, needs of families, training and slave labor, to name but a few. [from publisher web site]

NOTE:  This is Volume 2 of the Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, Second Edition.

See the publisher web site for Table of Contents.

Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar. 738 pages
ISBN: 9781847207296 Call Number:  K1705.6 .L32 2009

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