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Nickel and Dimed

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest 2001

by Barbara Ehrenreich

Our sharpest and most original social critic goes "undercover" as an unskilled worker to reveal the dark side of American prosperity.

Millions of Americans work full time, year round, for poverty-level wages....


Global "Body Shopping": An Indian Labor System in the Information Technology Industry

by Biao Xiang

How can America's information technology (IT) industry predict serious labor shortages while at the same time laying off tens of thousands of employees annually? The answer is the industry's flexible labor management...


Sport and Migration

by Joseph Maguire & Mark Falcous

In this dazzling collection of papers, leading international sport studies scholars chart the patterns, policies and personal experiences of labour migration within and around sport, and in doing so cast important...


Making Work at Home Work: Successfully Growing a Business and a Family under One Roof

by Mary M. Byers

Shows women how to balance time between work and family, set realistic goals, and handle the challenges of being both "Mommy" and "The Boss" while running a profitable home-based business.


Finland: Selected Issues

by International Monetary Fund. Euro Dept.

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after...


Republic of Mozambique: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report

by International Monetary Fund. Afri Dept.

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after...


The Struggle for America's Promise: Equal Opportunity at the Dawn of Corporate Capital

by Claire Goldstene

In The Struggle for America's Promise, Claire Goldstene seeks to untangle one of the enduring ideals in American history, that of economic opportunity. She explores the varied discourses about its meaning during...


Storytelling Organizational Practices: Managing in the quantum age

by David M. Boje

Once upon a time the practice of storytelling was about collecting interesting stories about the past, and converting them into soundbite pitches. Now it is more about foretelling the ways the future is approaching...


Routledge Handbook of Ethnic Conflict

by Karl Cordell & Stefan Wolff

From Europe to the United States and from the Middle East to Africa, ethnicity has become an increasingly important factor in political activity and organisation and a prime source of conflict.

Featuring contributions...


Equity and Excellence in Education

by Kris Van den Branden & Piet VanAvermaet

Taking an international perspective, this volume explores numerous issues - gender, socio-economic and linguistic background, teachers' expectations, pedagogical approaches, parental support, educational policies...


Hysteresis in Unemployment and Jobless Recoveries

by Dmitry Plotnikov

This paper develops and estimates a general equilibrium rational expectations model with search and multiple equilibria where aggregate shocks have a permanent effect on the unemployment rate. If agents' wealth...


Luxembourg: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; And Statement by the Executive Director for Luxembourg

by International Monetary Fund. Euro Dept.

KEY ISSUES Context. With a strong policy framework, Luxembourg has weathered the crisis well, and the economy is rebounding. The fiscal position remains sound, and the large financial sector has been resilient....


Republic of Estonia: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; And Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of

by International Monetary Fund. Euro Dept.

KEY ISSUES Prudent fiscal policies with near-balanced budgets over the cycle have reduced gross public debt to about 10 percent of GDP. These policies have also led to a pro-cyclical fiscal stance, with unsustainable...


Baltic Cluster Report: 2014 Cluster Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; And Statement by the Executive Director for the Baltic Countrie

by International Monetary Fund. Euro Dept.

KEY ISSUES The Baltic economies have performed well in the last two decades relative to other transition and emerging market economies, but they face some common challenges calling for national and regional...


The Global Economy, National States and the Regulation of Labour

by Paul Edwards & Tony Elger

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The New Natural Resource: Knowledge Development, Society and Economics

by Hans Christian Garmann Johnsen

This is a book about the role of knowledge in social and economic development. There is a need to address the process of developing knowledge as a social process and The New Natural Resource starts with the...


60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Nashville: Including Clarksville, Columbia, Gallatin, and Murfreesboro

by Steve Early

Nashville may be the capital of country music, but it’s also home to some splendid hiking trails. This guide offers trekkers of all ages and fitness levels a variety of day hikes throughout middle Tennessee,...


Jobs and Growth: Supporting the European Recovery

by Martin Schindler & Helge Berger

Five years after the onset of the global financial crisis, Europe’s economy is still fragile. Notwithstanding recent positive signs amid calmer financial markets, medium-term growth is likely to remain frail...


How Can Korea Boost Potential Output to Ensure Continued Income Convergence?

by Sonali Jain-Chandra & Longmei Zhang

Korea’s rapid growth has slowed in recent years, suggesting lower potential growth. This paper uses an array of techniques, including statistical filters, a multivariate model and the production function,...


Estimating Sri Lanka's Potential Output

by Ding Ding & John Nelmes

In this paper we present various techniques to estimate Sri Lanka’s potential output and output gap, including statistical and model-based approaches. Compared to conventional statistical filters that rely...