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Introduction to labor economics

Orme Wheelock Phelps

Introduction to labor economics

by Orme Wheelock Phelps

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Published by R. E. Krieger Pub. Co. in Huntington, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor economics.,
    • Labor -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementOrme W. Phelps.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD4901 .P5 1978
      The Physical Object
      Pagination p. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4718836M
      ISBN 100882756761
      LC Control Number78005655

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What is Labour Market Economics. Main players and their Roles. Labour supply. What decisions do individuals make. 1 Whether or not to join the labour force. 2 Which occupation/industry to join. 3 How many hours to work.

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Published: Sep The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy.

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