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How competitive is Europe"s labor?

Siebert, Horst

How competitive is Europe"s labor?

by Siebert, Horst

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Published by Kiel Institute of World Economics in Kiel .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Horst Siebert.
SeriesKiel working paper -- no. 927, Kieler Arbeitspapiere = -- Kiel working papers -- no. 927
ContributionsUniversität Kiel. Institut für Weltwirtschaft.
The Physical Object
Pagination23p. ;
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19032946M

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Pressed by the rapid pace and often dulling routine of work, antagonized by a faceless corporate management structure seemingly bent on efficiency at all. This is a re-issue of a book first published inwhich studies the way in which labour law took shape in nine European countries (the Member States of the EEC in )-Belgium, Britain and Ireland, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Luxembourg - from the beginning of the industrial revolution up to   In a more flexible labor market, like the U.S., it is more likely for the least productive workers to be separated first.

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The vast single labour market of the European Union continues to manifest an ever-increasing interdependence of economies, companies, trade unions and employees, calling once again for an update of Roger Blanpain';s magisterial European Labour s: 1.Labor is the activity by workers to produce goods or services.

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