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W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research (Kalamazoo, Mich.)

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Works: 58 works in 65 publications in 1 language and 180 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies  Cross-cultural studies  Abstracts  Legislative materials 
Roles: Other, isb
Classifications: HD5723, 331.0973
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Most widely held works by Mich.) W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research (Kalamazoo
Working papers by Mich.) W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research (Kalamazoo( )

in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Work in America; report of a special task force to the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare by United States( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1981 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reports on the personal, social, and economic function of work, citing job repetition and monotony as the major source of worker dissatisfaction in the U.S
Working time in comparative perspective( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How new is the "new employment contract"? : evidence from North American pay practices by David I Levine( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics covered include theories and changes of labour markets, wage structures, job characteristics, skills and wages, pay flexibility
Who really made your car? : restructuring and geographic change in the auto industry by Thomas H Klier( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book represents the culmination of the authors joint research on understanding the changing geography of the U.S. auto supplier industry.--[Acknowledgments, xi.]
Profit sharing : does it make a difference? : the productivity and stability effects of employee profit-sharing plans by Douglas Kruse( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mental health and the economy : papers presented at a conference( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Changes in income inequality within U.S. metropolitan areas by Janice Fanning Madden( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation Examining changes in poverty rates, household income inequality, and wage inequality for 182 metropolitan statistical areas in the 1980s, Madden (urban studies and sociology, U. of Pennsylvania) specifically focuses on the effects of demographics, wages and salaries, and neighborhood or community isolation on income inequality. After presenting the results of the study she makes some policy recommendations for data analysis. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Social security and the stock market : how the pursuit of market magic shapes the system by Alicia Haydock Munnell( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics in unemployment insurance financing by Wayne Vroman( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economic restructuring and emerging patterns of industrial relations by Stephen R Sleigh( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains nine papers presented during a year-long series of seminars and a conference that analyzed the relationship between economic restructuring and industrial relations involving the joint academics, union leaders, government officials, business executives, and graduate fellows. These analyses include case studies from Western Europe, as well as detailed examination of U.S. examples, particularly state-level efforts from Michigan, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania. The analyses emphasize the role of industrial relations in these processes. An "Introduction" (Stephen Sleigh) summarizes the case studies and analyses and provides an executive summary of the key conclusions that follow from the papers. The nine papers are as follows: "Economic Development and Industrial Relations in a Small-Firm Economy: The Experience of Metalworkers in Emilia-Romagna, Italy" (Bruce Herman); "Managing Local Development: Lessons from Spain" (Michael Barzelay); "Worker Democracy in Socialist France" (Bernard Brown); "International Competition and the Organization of Production: The Study Action Team Process at Trico Products" (Peter Lazes); "Collaborative Restructuring Efforts: Textile and Apparel Labor-Management Innovation Network, Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania" (Robert Coy et al.); "Labor and Industrial Relations Strategies in the State of Michigan" (Michael Schippani); "Applying Skills-Based Automation through Participatory Management: The Center for Applied Technology" (Frank Emspak); "Can the End of the Social Democratic Trade Unions Be the Beginning of a New Kind of Social Democratic Politics?" (Charles Sabel); and "Training and the New Industrial Relations: A Strategic Role for Unions" (Wolfgang Streeck). Appendixes include lists of the Seminar Advisory Board and seminar presenters, a 360-item bibliography, and an index. (YLB)
Reemployment bonuses in the unemployment insurance system : evidence from three field experiments by Philip K Robins( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains eight papers examining the evidence from three field experiences in Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Washington that were conducted to identify the impact of reemployment bonuses on the following indicators characterizing the unemployment insurance (ui) program: weeks of ui receipt during the benefit year; dollars of ui received during the benefit year; and the percentage of persons who exhaust their ui benefits. The following papers are included: "Introduction and Background of the Reemployment Bonus Experiments" (Walter A. Corson, Robert G. Spiegelman); "Design of Three Field Experiments" (Walter A. Corson, Robert G. Spiegelman); "Participation in the Reemployment Bonus Experiments" (Paul T. Decker, Christopher J. O'Leary, Stephen A. Woodbury); "Bonus Impacts on Receipt of Unemployment Insurance" (Paul T. Decker, Christopher J. O'Leary, Stephen A. Woodbury); "Impacts on Employment and Earnings" (Paul T. Decker, Christopher J. O'Leary, Stephen A. Woodbury); "From Social Experiment to Program: The Reemployment Bonus" (Carl Davidson, Stephen A. Woodbury); "a Benefit-Cost Analysis of a Bonus Offer Program" (Robert G. Spiegelman); and "Summary and Policy Implications" (Philip K. Robins). A glossary of terms related to unemployment insurance and the bonus experiments is included along with 50 tables/figures. (Some papers contain substantial bibliographies.) (Mn)
Sustainable prosperity in the new economy? : business organization and high-tech employment in the United States by William Lazonick( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lazonick explores the origins of the new era of employment insecurity and income inequality, and considers what governments, businesses, and individuals can do about it. He also asks whether the United States can refashion its high-tech business model to generate stable and equitable economic growth. --from publisher description
When is transition over? by Annette N Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The economics of medicare reform by Andrew J Rettenmaier( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pay at risk : compensation and employment risk in the United States and Canada by John A Turner( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This document's seven papers examine compensation and employment risk in the United States and Canada. "Introduction" (John A. Turner) discusses compensation risk bearing in labor markets. "Wage and Job Risk for Workers" (John A. Turner) explores the problems of macroeconomic instability, job turnover, job and earnings instability, and unemployment and considers why job insecurity has increased. "Risk in Employment Arrangements" (Sophie M. Korczyk) examines the economic risks inherent in nonstandard employment arrangements, policy issues, and available options. "Health and Coverage at Risk" (Robert B. Friedland, Laura Summer, Sophie M. Korczyk, and Douglas E. Hyatt) describes the U.S. and Canadian health systems and discusses risks associated with both. "Risk Sharing through Social Security Retirement Income Systems" (John A. Turner) addresses risk bearing in retirement income systems and compares risk sharing through social security. "Risk Bearing in Individual and Occupational Pension Plans" (James E. Pesando, John A. Turner) reviews individual and occupational pension plans in Canada, tax treatment of pensions in both countries, and the risk-bearing aspects of both countries' occupational pension systems. "Risk Shifting in Workers' Compensation" (Douglas E. Hyatt) describes workers' compensation and the current climate in workers' compensation. Seventeen tables/figures are included. All chapters contain substantial bibliographies. (Mn)
Nonstandard work in developed economies : causes and consequences( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pension policy : the search for better solutions by John A Turner( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies the current problems facing pension policy for U.S. employer-provided pension plans and recommends solutions to those problems based on his examination of pension systems in other industrialized nations. From publisher description
The funding crisis in state unemployment insurance by Wayne Vroman( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unemployment insurance reform : fixing a broken system by Stephen A Wandner( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Working time in comparative perspectiveHow new is the "new employment contract"? : evidence from North American pay practicesWho really made your car? : restructuring and geographic change in the auto industryChanges in income inequality within U.S. metropolitan areasSocial security and the stock market : how the pursuit of market magic shapes the systemTopics in unemployment insurance financingReemployment bonuses in the unemployment insurance system : evidence from three field experimentsSustainable prosperity in the new economy? : business organization and high-tech employment in the United States
Alternative Names
Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

Upjohn institute for employment research Kalamazoo, Mich.

Upjohn institute Kalamazoo, Mich.

W. E. Upjohn institute for community research Kalamazoo, Mich.

W. E. Upjohn unemployment trustee corporation Kalamazoo, Mich. W. E. Upjohn institute for employment research

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English (26)