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Labor Economics (7,569 Books)


Labour economics seeks to understand the functioning and dynamics of the market for labour. Labour markets function through the interaction of workers and employers. Labour economics looks at the suppliers of labour services (workers), the demanders of labour services (employers), and attempts to understand the resulting pattern of wages, employment, and income.

 
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District of Columbia Teachers Retirement Plan

By: United States Department of the Treasury

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: This booklet is a summary of your retirement plan. The full text of the plan is contained in Title 38 of the Code of the District of Columbia. The Treasury Department has also issued regulations pertaining to this plan in the Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.), at 31 C.F.R. Part 29. If there is any conflict between the information in this summary and the D.C. Code or Federal Regulations, the plan terms in the D.C. Code and Federal Regulations will always govern.

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The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Guidelines...

By: Department of Health and Human Services

INTRODUCTION: The mission of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is to support research and research training relating to the etiology, mechanisms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of human diseases and disorders caused by environmental chemicals, pollutants, contaminants, and other factors. To achieve this mission, NIEHS, through the Division of Extramural Research and Training (DERT), employs a number of support mechanisms which are avail...

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Service Annual Survey: 1994

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: This report presents the results from the 1994 Service Annual Survey. This annual sample survey provides estimates of operating receipts of taxable firms and revenue and expenses of firms exempt from Federal income taxes for selected service industries. The statistics presented in this report are summarized by kind-of-business classification based on the 1987 edition of the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) manual issued by the Office of Management and Bu...

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Demographic Surveys Division Surveys Is Our Middle Name

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: The ACS is a key component of reengineering the 2010 Census, along with the MAF/TIGER modernization and early planning. This program represents a revolutionary advance for the federal statistical system, similar to the introduction of sampling with the long form in 1940. This program will also advance the population estimates program by providing annual estimates of migration for states and substate geographic areas. The purpose of the program is to provide time...

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World Health Organization : Year 1997 ; World Health Organization,...

By: Sara Bennett

Medical Reference Publication

SYNOPSIS This paper considers the changing roles of government in sub-Saharan Africa in both the financing of health care and the provision of health care. Four themes are selected for in-depth review and analysis of experience. These themes are user fees for public health care services, insurance, government's relationship with private for-profit providers and government's relationship with the not-for-profit sector. The macro-economic crisis across the continent has cr...

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World Health Organization : Year 1998 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

1. INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND How best to care for and support field personnel in international organizations has become a matter of increasing concern, and there are now a number of initiatives within United Nations agencies and non-govmental organisations to see how the risks to field workers can be reduced, while still suppodg the missions they are expected to accomplish. UN General Assembly resolution 521167 sb-esses the need to improve the safety and security of al...

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World Health Organization Publication : 9221134466: Framework Guid...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

1.1 BACKGROUND Workplace violence — be it physical or psychological — has become a global problem crossing borders, work settings and occupational groups. For long a “forgotten” issue, violence at work has dramatically gained momentum in recent years and is now a priority concern in both industrialised and developing countries. Workplace violence affects the dignity of millions of people worldwide. It is a major source of inequality, discrimination, stigmatisation and co...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Syria : Polit...

By: Alfred B. Prados

Summary: This report focuses on Syria’s internal politics and the impact of hostilities in Iraq on Syria’s stability and U.S.-Syrian relations. It outlines the development of the regime currently headed by President Bashar al-Asad and its support base; describes potential challenges to the regime; examines the effect of the Iraq war on Syrian domestic politics and U.S.-Syrian relations; and reviews U.S. policy options toward Syria. It will be updated when significant cha...

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National Center for Health Statistics

By: Edward J. Sondik, Ph. D.

Overview: and Background. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is a unique public resource for health information. As the Nation’s principal health statistics agency, NCHS provides statistical information to guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people. NCHS’s mission is to monitor America’s health, and our activities mirror the multi-faceted aspects of health care. NCHS surveys and data systems provide fundamental public health and...

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Workers’ Compensation : Benefits, Coverage, And Costs, 2002

By: John F. Burton, Jr.

Because workers’ compensation statutes are enacted and administered at the state level, it is difficult to get a complete picture of national developments. Until 1995, the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) produced the only comprehensive national data on workers’ compensation benefits and costs. For more than four decades, SSA’s Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics filled part of the void in workers’ compensation data by piecing together information fro...

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