By Seiritsu Ogura, Toshiaki Tachibanaki, David A. Wise
After a gap bankruptcy assessing the hot ascendance of the U.S. economic system, papers diverge to take on a number of particular concerns. Focusing much less on foreign comparability than at the meeting of high quality examine, participants hone in on quite a few person themes. Chapters delve into problems with adolescence employment, participatory employment, details sharing, fringe merits, and drug assurance in Japan, in addition to the dynamics of scientific discounts debts, deepest insurance, and profit thoughts within the U.S.
Like past volumes stemming from NBER/JCER collaboration, this ebook represents a necessary mass of empirical info on the most remarkable employment and advantages concerns in each one state, info that might either anchor and galvanize scholarly research of those themes good into the future.
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