Unemployment: Issues, Trends and Perspectives

He Ping Wang (Editor)
Bao Yu Ma (Editor)

Series: Economic Issues, Problems and Perspectives, Global Political Studies
BISAC: BUS022000



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The global economic crisis has had numerous implications for individuals, businesses and policy makers, but none were as profound and as socially and economically damaging as the growth in unemployment. This book explores the current issues, trends and perspectives in unemployment including the topics of gender, unemployment and counseling in China; the pathology of free trade and the great recession; the relationship between unemployment and health; the Romanian labor market; the unemployed youth’s work commitment in Hong Kong; and unemployment and professional retraining in a multi-agent model of virtual economics. (Imprint: Nova)


The Unemployment in Romania: General Dynamics and Geographic Differences Before and During the Current Crisis
(Irena Mocanu, Romanian Academy, Institute of Geography, Bucharest, Romania)

Experiences Contributing to Unemployed Youth’s Work Commitment in Hong Kong
(Chau-kiu Cheung, Ngan-pun Ngai, City University of Hong Kong, China, and others)

On the Theory of Money and Employment
(Masayuki Otaki, Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo, Japan)
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Unemployment and Professional Retraining in a Multi-Agent Model of Virtual Economics
(Victor Romanov, Anna Lelchuk, Russian Plekhanov University of Economics, Moscow, Russia, and others)

The Pathology of Free Trade and the Great Recession
(Jaroslav Vanek, Cornell University, Department of Economics, Ithaca, New York, USA)

Evidence on the Relationship between Unemployment and Health
(Anton Nivorozhkin, Laura Romeu Gordo, Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Nurnberg, Germany, and others)*

Unemployment and Active Labor Market Intervention: Pay for Delay?
(Thomas Lange, Dominic Marrocco, Curtin University, Western Australia, and others)*


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