The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

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Employment, Theories of

  • M. Bronfenbrenner
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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:

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