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Dual labor markets

a macreoeconomic perspective
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MIT Press , Cambridge, Mass
Labor market -- United States, Skilled labor -- United States, Subsistance economy -- United States, Labor market -- Europe, Skilled labor -- Europe, Subsistence economy -- E

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United States., Eu

StatementGilles Saint-Paul.
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LC ClassificationsHD5724 .S182 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 218 p. :
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Open LibraryOL986286M
ISBN 100262193760
LC Control Number96024366

Dual Labor Markets considers the macroeconomic implications of the dual market. The book uses theoretical models derived from the author's research over the past six years to analyze such policy issues as the level and persistence of unemployment, the level of real wages, the accumulation of human capital, and the political viability of labor market reform in the United States and by: Dual Labor Markets considers the macroeconomic implications of the dual market.

The book uses theoretical models derived from the author's research over the past six years to analyze such policy issues as the level and persistence of unemployment, the level of real wages, the accumulation of human Dual labor markets book, and the political viability of labor market reform in the United States and Europe.

Labor market data needs from the perspective of dual or segmented labor market research (Background paper - National Commission on Employment and Unemployment Statistics) [Harrison, Bennett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Labor market data needs from the perspective of dual or segmented labor market research (Background paper - National Commission Author: Bennett Harrison. This paper develops a model of dual labor markets based on employers' need to motivate workers.

In order to elicit effort from their workers, employers may find it optimal to pay more than the going wage. This changes fundamentally the character of labor markets. The model is applied to a wide range of labor market phenomena.

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This chapter provides an overview of a growing literature on the emergence of dual labour markets and their persistence in some EU countries, as well as the impact that dualism has on a large range of labour market dimensions including, among others, job and worker flows, (overall and youth) unemployment, wage setting, training, labour mobility, household formation, and technology Cited by: 3.

What kind of contribution will the theories developed so far make to an understanding of the working of the labour market. From among the various important topics concerning the Japanese labour market, this chapter focuses on its dualistic structure, which has for years caught the attention of many researchers.

The chapter consists of two sections. Section reviews the meaning of the. The dual labor market is caused by discrimination, poverty and public welfare. In this case, primary workers have jobs with good wages, good job roles, company status, and job security and clean and safe working conditions (Reich, Gordon, & Edwards, ).

Dual Labour Markets at Work: The Impact of Employers’ Use of Temporary Agency Work on Regular Workers’ Job Stability * Fitting duration models on an inflow sample of jobs in Germany starting inthis - paper investigates the impact of employers’ use of temporary agency work on regular workers’ job stability.

These continuing labor market divisions pose anomalies for neoclassical economists. Orthodox theory assumes that profit-maximizing employers evaluate workers in terms of their individual characteristics and predicts that labor market differences among groups will decline over time because of competitive mechanisms (K.

Arrow). But by most measures, the labor market differences among groups have not Cited by:   The dual labor market theory is one of the primary explanations for the gender differences in earnings. It shows that gender inequality and stereotypes lead to employment of men and women in different segments of the labor market characterized by various incomes.

This theory is based on the hypothesis that such markets are divided into segments Cited by: 6. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: IX, Seiten: Diagramme: Contents: Introduction: The U.S. debate on dual labour market; the European debate over labour market flexibility; are rigidities that bad.

the debate on labour market flows and 'renovating economies'; unemployment and skills; required technical background. Dual labor markets: a macroeconomic perspective. [Gilles Saint-Paul] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. Studies by dual labour market economists of ghetto labour markets lead them to argue that discrimination against minority groups, such as blacks and women, had meant that some workers who have the educational qualifications necessary to work in the primary segment had ended up in dead-end secondary segment by: We model labor markets as including both formal and informal urban employment as well as rural employment.

We find that modelling dual labor markets helps explain why output in developing economies may fall even as labor inputs remain constant during financial by: 6.

Labor Market (U.S.): Selected full-text books and articles. Labor Force Projections to A More Slowly Growing Workforce By Toossi, Mitra Monthly Labor Review, Vol. No. 1, January Read preview Overview. The Labor. A Test of Dual Labor Market Theory William T. Dickens, Kevin Lang.

NBER Working Paper No. (Also Reprint No. r) Issued in April NBER Program(s):Labor Studies Despite substantial differences in their views of the appropriate policy response to the existence of poverty, neither the proponents of dual market theory nor its critics have proposed potentially conclusive tests of the Cited by: The dual labor market theory consists of two tenets: differ-ent wage setting mechanisms for different sectors and the presence of rationing in the primary sector.

Rationing is an important part of the dual labor market theory because it implies that workers are File Size: KB. A Test of Dual Labor Market Theory Article (PDF Available) in American Economic Review 75(4) February with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Books. Inequality in the 21st Century ; Studies in Inequality ; Research Reports. California Poverty Measure The Dual Labor Market: Theory and Implications. Reference Information. Author: Michael J. Piore. Publisher: Winthrop Publishers.

Publication: The State and the Poor. Read the article. The theory of dual or, more generally, segmented labor markets was developed during the late 1 s and early 1 s by a community of young scholars who were critical of orthodox economic theory [see especially Doeringer et al.

; and Harrison ]. They had been exposed to institutionalist and/or Marxist analysis in their schooling or in their po. The model of the dual labor market rests on three general hypotheses. First, the economy contains two sectors, a primary high-wage and a second- ary low-wage sector, and the behavior of firms and.

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The labor market is divided into a primary labor market and a secondary labor market. According to this theory, women are put into the secondary market and the men end up in the primary market. Primary labor market- stable jobs, good wages. Secondary labor market- frequent job turnovers, low wages, few benefits.

This book studies some important issues in China’s labor market, such as rural labor migration, employment and wage discrimination, the new dual labor market, and economic returns on schooling, using the newer and representative data and advanced estimation models.

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DUAL LABOR MARKETS AND PRODUCTIVITY Abstract The present study analyzes cross-country and sectoral differences in productivity levels and growth in eleven European Union countries and the United States and twenty-two sectors from to The aim of this paper is to evaluate the role of dual labor markets as a result of the proliferation of.

The labor market, also known as the job market, refers to the supply and demand for labor in which employees provide the supply and employers the demand. It is a major component of any economy and is intricately tied in with markets for capital, goods and services.

Dual Labor Market is a concept that separates the jobs in the labor market into Primary and Secondary Sectors. The primary sector is characterized by jobs with good pay and high status along with security in the job.

The conditions of working are good and promotional opportunities are plenty. By definition, dual labor market refers to the theory that the American economy, or labor market, is separated into two categories: the Primary Sector and the Secondary Sector. For years, the dual labor market has centered around discrimination, poverty, and public welfare.

In my view, labor market dualism is a useful stylization of what later was called “labor market segmentation” or “labor market fragmentation.” Why have just two sectors.

Basu (, pp. ) put it well: The dual economy model of LDCs has had its demurrers. It has been pointed out that labor markets are often fragmented into more than two.

Michael Joseph Piore (born Aug ) is an American economist and professor of economics and political science at the Massachusetts Institute of research centers on labor economics, immigration, and was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship in Piore attended Harvard University and received a B.A.

in Economics in and Ph.D. in Alma mater: Harvard University. Labour Market: A labour market is the place where workers and employees interact with each other. In the labour market, employers compete to hire the best, and the workers compete for the best satisfying job. Description: A labour market in an economy functions with demand and supply of labour.

In this market, labour demand is the firm's. The Path to Higher Growth: Does Revamping Japan’s Dual Labor Market Matter? Prepared by Chie Aoyagi and Giovanni Ganelli1 Authorized for distribution by Odd Per Brekk and Stephan Danninger October Abstract This paper argues that Japan’s excessive labor market .The concept of a dual labour market is part of the wider umbrella of labour market segmentation – some analysts believe the market is split into far more than two sectors.

The informal economy, for example, is the ‘cash in hand’ economy, which operates outside traditional legal and administrative frameworks.NBER Program(s):Labor Studies Program, Economic Fluctuations and Growth Program. This paper develops a model of dual labor markets based on employers' need to motivate workers.

In order to elicit effort from their workers, employers may find it optimal to pay more than the going wage. This changes fundamentally the character of labor markets.