© 1990

Advances in the Theory and Measurement of Unemployment

  • Yoram Weiss
  • Gideon Fishelson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Search Unemployment: Theory and Measurement

  3. Efficiency Wages and Unemployment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 155-158
    2. William T. Dickens, Lawrence F. Katz, Kevin Lang, Lawrence H. Summers
      Pages 159-171
    3. Kevin M. Murphy, Robert H. Topel
      Pages 204-240
  4. Unions, Government and Unemployment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 241-244
    2. Edward P. Lazear
      Pages 245-267
    3. Richard Layard, Stephen Nickell
      Pages 304-322
    4. Allan Drazen, Nils Gottfries
      Pages 323-335
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 337-341

About this book


A collection of papers which analyzes and measures unemployment as a search activity, discusses efficiency wage models and which considers the impact of government and unions on employment and unemployment.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Yoram Weiss
    • 1
  • Gideon Fishelson
    • 1
  1. 1.Tel-Aviv UniversityIsrael

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