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Aspects of worker well-being


Polachek, Solomon W. & Bargain, Olivier (2007). Aspects of worker well-being. JAI Press.


This volume contains thirteen new and original chapters on topics relating to worker well-being. It deals directly with how economic institutions affect individual and family earnings distributions. Topics covered include job training, worker and firm mobility, unions, collective bargaining, minimum wages, unemployment insurance and schooling. Among the questions answered are: To what extent do greater work hours of women mitigate the widening of the family earnings distribution? To what extent does the decline in unionization widen the distribution of earnings? To what extent do computers exp.


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Research in Labor Economics


Polachek, Solomon W.
Bargain, Olivier