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Theories of employment are actually concerned with involuntary unemployment. They deal with the definition, nature, and causes of such unemployment, and also with economic polices to reduce or alleviate it. They consider such questions as:

This chapter was originally published in The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, 1st edition, 1987. Edited by John Eatwell, Murray Milgate and Peter Newman

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Bronfenbrenner, M. (1987). Employment, Theories of. In: The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. Palgrave Macmillan, London.

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