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06 Sep 2022

Labor and the National Question

Essay - 3 pages - Social sciences

In many social instances, the representation of interests and issues affecting a specific group is greatly felt and taken seriously when presented in numbers. It is through this line of thought that lobby groups are formed to jointly represent the concerns of their members. A perfect example of...

22 Feb 2022

The right skills for the job? Rethinking training policies for workers, Chapter 2, Almeida, Rita, Jere Behrman, and David Robalino (2012) - Labor Economics in Latin America: The Economic Rationale for Skills Development Policies

Text commentary - 2 pages - Micro-economy, job-unemployment

The authors focus on skills development policies and their relative ineffectiveness since they are not properly distributed. They question the place of the private sector as a complementary solution to provide a real boost to this essential sector of the economy. Despite the action of the State,...

19 Feb 2015

Over-Education in the Graduate Labor Market

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

This paper discusses the issue of over-education in reference to the labor market in UK. In addition, enough evidence have been provided to show the impacts of graduates' over-education and how they are treated in the labor market in relation to the returns they receive and the...

13 Nov 2014

Labor Relations: Case study

Case study - 9 pages - Educational studies

Over the years, the global economic environment has assumed a volatile feature owing to a multiplicity of factors pushing for advancement to new heights of operations. For instance, globalization of market, changing consumer preferences, era of informed clientele, and unforgiving market...

21 Aug 2014

Child Labor in India

Case study - 7 pages - Psychology

Child labor can be defined as any practice that involves employing children in economic activities either on permanent full time or semi permanent part time basis. It involves the violation the minimum age laws and include the excruciating abuse such as child trafficking, forced...

13 Dec 2013

Labor Supply and Earned Income Tax Credit

Case study - 4 pages - Economy general

Poverty has long been an economic and political issue in the United States of America. Throughout the last century, several anti-poverty programs have been established. One of the most principal of these programs is the earned income tax credit, or EITC for short. The program has an...

09 Jan 2013

Corporate labor and the sweatshop

Case study - 5 pages - Management

United States economist Michael Watts said in the film, The End of Poverty? that "capitalism cannot operate without free labor." The term free labor has evolved in meaning over the centuries. In Feudal Europe, free laborers were known as serfs who worked the land in return for...

19 Jun 2013

Labor relations paper

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

House Bill 190, or the Protecting America's Workers Act (PAWA) , is a bill that was introduced to the United States House of Representatives in January of 2011. The bill would expound on particular safety provisions in the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH) of 1970. To truly understand...

30 Jul 2012

Describe the influx of foreign-labor migrants to Europe and the consequences for the welfare state in Western Europe

Case study - 6 pages - Educational studies

In Europe, the second half of the 20th century was a period of major change in all aspects of social life. It was marked by economic, social and demographic changes. Migration movements since 1945 have had an especially marked effect, both on the existing population and on newcomers, which...

03 Mar 2011

The labor market of elite European footballers

Market study - 5 pages - Services marketing

On closer inspection like any other occupation, the profession of football is governed by the application of subordination between employers and employees. Moreover, unemployment is present and the rights are allocated to agents in this market. To enforce these rights and face the difficulties...

14 Jan 2011

Labor unrest in China: Joining multiple perspectives to predict a possible future

Thesis - 3 pages - Economy general

The current labor situation in China is complex and needs not one, but multiple perspectives to adequately address different aspects of the increasingly diverse workforce. First, William Hurst's article 'Understanding Contentious Collective Action by Laid-Off Chinese Workers',...

10 Jan 2011

The division of labor and the extension of markets according to Adam Smith

Thesis - 7 pages - Economy general

Adam Smith was the founder of political economy and with his book 'Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations' in 1776, he laid the foundations of liberal school. Moreover, Adam Smith was strongly influenced by French encyclopedists such as Diderot and D'Alembert and...

29 Sep 2010

How were the 2006 labor protests seen in France and abroad?

Essay - 5 pages - Political science

On 9 December 1905, a law was passed in France separating the church and the state. However, today in the United States of America, the President takes an oath on the Bible to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution against all enemies both foreign and domestic. To the French, it may sound...

07 Apr 2010

The analysis of sex differences in body mass index among Thai labor forces

Tutorials/exercises - 8 pages - Social sciences

To analyze demographic, socioeconomic, psychological, and behavioral differences in body mass index between male and female labor forces and to determine factors affecting males as well as females body masses. The National Health Examination Survey III (NHES III), with the permission from...

12 Aug 2010

Effects of new labor's bill on tuition fee and income inequalities

Tutorials/exercises - 30 pages - Social sciences

New Labor's bill on tuition fees will ensure that students will face the prospect of leaving university with a debt of approximately £15000. Universities will be given leave to increase their tuition fees to around £3000 a year. The reforms which have been announced have been met with...

29 Sep 2010

Why, according to Iversen, have the United States and Continental Europe adopted such different approaches to labor markets and social protection?

Essay - 2 pages - Political science

Published in 2005, Torben Iversen, tries in his book ?Capitalism, Democracy and Welfare', to build a general explanation on why within a group of countries labeled western type democracies there are such differences regarding economic equality and welfare protection. With an integrated...

22 May 2009

A survey on labor welfare at Alstom

Tutorials/exercises - 42 pages - Human resources

The principal resources of an organization are the people. Managing its people is the most important aspect of managing an organizing. People at work comprise a large number of individuals of different sex, age, socio-religious group and different educational or literacy standards. Each has his...

12 May 2009

Discuss the disincentives on work effort induced by the tax and benefit system, and how the theory of labor supply offers alternative systems to minimize these disincentives

Thesis - 7 pages - Economy general

In the UK, USA or in France, Government is seen from different angles. A State has duties and functions. In order to look after the welfare of their citizens, it tries to improve the reputation through taxation and benefit system. The main problem for most countries is the unemployment. Few...

23 Nov 2009

Significant roles played by labor unions in the United States

Thesis - 5 pages - Labor law

This research paper examines significant roles played by the labor unions in the United States. A declining rate of union membership has been seen during the last few decades. Globalization, outsourcing jobs, economical changes, and new technological advancements, and inactive roles of...

24 Mar 2009

Child Labor in India: The government's plans & the function of education

Thesis - 7 pages - Social sciences

In the densely-populated poor and developing countries, the problem of child labor is acute. India is no exception. A World Bank Report published in January 2000 has revealed that there are six crore working children in India-the largest in terms of any country in the world. Elimination...

25 Jun 2009

A study on motivational levels of employees in Dr. Reddy's Laboratories

Thesis - 40 pages - Human resources

Motivation is a basically a psychological process. Many people equate the causes of behavior with motivation. The causes of behavior are much broader and more complex than can be explained by the motivation alone. Along with perception, personality, attitudes and learning. It interacts with the...

13 May 2009

E-Recruitment and the labor market

Thesis - 12 pages - Human resources

E-recruitment could be defined as the use of internet for recruiting. E-recruitment is recent in France. It was created during 2000's and is yet to evolve to become the first media used by French people to their job seek. E-recruitment mainly consists of spreading job offers on websites...

16 Apr 2009

Fair labor

Thesis - 6 pages - Labor law

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”1 When considered in the context of globalization and modern capitalism, Churchill's words are oddly disturbing. As the global population continues to grow, unemployment and...

13 Jul 2009

Labor market inequality in Canada

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

When Canada was conceived it was in the early stages of the industrial era, it was an economy that was still a manufacturing based society, it was based on an abundant work force and viable transportation infrastructure. As the nation grew though, it developed into a post-industrial society that...

19 Jan 2009

The labor market in Spain

Essay - 13 pages - Human resources

Today, a lot of desires or worries of the European population are linked with the employment. From the question “What would you do when you grown up?” to the social claims and the general strikes. The reason is simple: a job provides a means to live but above all, work is presented as a...

20 Feb 2009

Labor study of education in New York: Elementary and secondary teachers

Essay - 8 pages - Educational studies

Public school teachers in New York City play a crucial role to the functioning of the city. Teachers are one of the greatest influences in the life of a child. However, it is important to understand that being a teacher is not just a role; it is an occupation. This paper will explain what one...

16 Jan 2009

Child labor in the clothing industry

Essay - 6 pages - Human resources

The world is becoming more and more interconnected and firms are facing evolving challenges. With the increased globalization, companies are competing not only within their national borders but also against multinational companies. This heightens the pressure stressed on all the businesses to...

29 Sep 2009

Conditions of the labor market that encourage foreign investments in Central and Eastern Europe

Thesis - 9 pages - International relations

Today, a well known economic phenomenon is that the foreign investments in the Central and Eastern Europe have been flooded, since 1989. Amongst many other economic data, we could include that in 2003, 29 billions dollars were invested by foreign companies. This figure is not easy to achieve,...

22 Jul 2008

What would Marx say? Labor agreement with the Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW)

Essay - 4 pages - Human resources

This past 12th of September, 2005, Ford's labor agreement with the Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW) reached its three-year expiration date, and was remade and renewed after negotiations between the two parties. Talks focused on questions of wages, benefits, retirement plans, and other...

24 Jun 2008

Fruitless Labor : Love and Marriage in Joyce's Dubliners

Essay - 6 pages - Literature

In his first novel, a collection of short stories meant to express the paralytic nature of turn-of-the-century Dublin, James Joyce establishes an image of the Irish urban center as a degenerate bed of unhappiness, deprivation, depression, and imprisonment. All of his characters face the daily...