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Work and Pay in Japan

Work and Pay in Japan

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  • Date Published: August 1999
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521577724

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  • Provides a detailed discussion of all aspects of employment (including recruitment, tenure, turnover, promotion, labor force participation, unemployment, and retirement) and labor payments (wages, bonus payments, non-wage costs) in the Japanese labor market. All topics are discussed in relation to comparable experience in the United States and Europe. A major theme concerns whether or not key features of Japanese labor market institutions and practices differ from competitor economies.

    • A truly user-friendly upper-level textbook, which has been classroom tested as part of a successful lecture programme
    • Designed for adoption on undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as for use by professionals
    • Important, original, and accessible research on a subject of immense topicality and international appeal
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    "Une contribution important à la vérification empirique de certaines hypoth^`eses à l'adie de la théories du capital humaine." Labour, Capital & Society

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    Product details

    • Date Published: August 1999
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521577724
    • length: 204 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 11 mm
    • weight: 0.33kg
    • contains: 35 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Setting the scene
    2. Labour market concepts
    3. Industrial relations
    4. Labour costs
    5. The bonus system
    6. Recruitment, training, promotion and retirement
    7. Employment, productivity and costs over the business cycle
    8. Small businesses, subcontracting and employment
    9. Schooling and earnings
    10. Work and pay in Japan and elsewhere.

  • Authors

    Robert A. Hart, University of Stirling

    Seiichi Kawasaki, Nagoya University, Japan

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