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Title Employment 'miracles' : a critical comparison of the Dutch, Scandinavian, Swiss, Australian and Irish cases versus Germany and the US / Uwe Becker, Herman Schwartz, eds.

Imprint Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©2005.

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Description 1 online resource.
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computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
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Series Changing welfare states
Changing welfare states.
Note Title from e-book title screen (viewed July 3, 2005).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary A survey of the 'miracle economies' of the 1990s, that analyses the role of the relatively small size of the economies in question, and of accidental external circumstances which contributed to favourable developments. This book examines the rise, in the 1990s, of the model status of the smaller economies, and the accounts given for their success.
Contents Introduction : miracles, mirages and markets / Herman Schwartz and Uwe Becker -- The Dutch model : magic in a flat landscape? / Wiemer Salverda -- Employment and unemployment in Denmark and Sweden : success or failure for the universal welfare model? / Christoffer Green-Pedersen and Anders Lindbom -- The evolution of the Finnish model in the 1990s : from depression to high-tech boom / Jaakko Kiander -- The Swiss miracle : low growth and high employment / François Xavier Merrien and Uwe Becker -- Recasting the story of Ireland's miracle : policy, politics or profit? / Mary Daly -- The Australian miracle : luck, pluck or being stuck down under? / Herman Schwartz -- Last year's model? reflections on the American model of employment growth / Cathie Jo Martin -- The German contrast : on bad comparisons, special circumstances, luck and policies that turned out to be wrong / Uwe Becker -- Conclusion : the importance of lucky circumstances, and still the liberal-social democratic divide / Uwe Becker and Herman Schwartz.
Language English.
Subject Labor market -- Europe.
Labor market -- Australia.
Labor market -- United States.
Business cycles -- Europe.
Business cycles -- Australia.
Business cycles -- United States.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Labor.
Mathematics and science.
Science: general issues.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- General.
Business cycles. (OCoLC)fst00842457
Labor market. (OCoLC)fst00990036
Australia. (OCoLC)fst01204543
Europe. (OCoLC)fst01245064
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Werkgelegenheid.
Werkgelegenheidsbeleid.
Economische situatie.
Vergelijkend onderzoek.
Arbeitsmarktpolitik -- Beschäftigungsentwicklung -- Internationaler Vergleich.
Beschäftigungsentwicklung -- Arbeitsmarktpolitik -- Internationaler Vergleich.
Indexed Term Popular science
Genre/Form Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Added Author Becker, Uwe, 1951-
Schwartz, Herman M., 1958-
Other Form: Print version: Employment 'miracles'. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©2005 (DLC) 2005458917
ISBN 1423709632 (electronic bk.)
9781423709633 (electronic bk.)
9789048503834 (electronic bk.)
9048503833 (electronic bk.)
9789053567555
9053567550
9053567550
Standard No. 9789048503834

 
    
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