Year

1980

DOI

10.17848/9780880995832

Abstract

Examines the government's efforts to cope with permanent unemployment resulting from structural changes to the economy.

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Contents

  1. Dimensions of the Problem
  2. The Shifting Limits of Demand Management
  3. Reducing Frictional and Seasonal Unemployment
  4. Reducing Structural Unemployment
  5. Noncompetitive and Work Disincentive Barriers
  6. Discriminatory Employment Barriers
  7. Strengthening Educational Opportunities
  8. Public Service Employment Programs
  9. Government Training Programs
  10. Wage Subsidies and Employment (James R. Knickman, New York University)
  11. Conclusion

ISBN

9780911558760 (cloth) ; 9780911558753 (pbk) ; 9780880995832 (ebook)

Subject Areas

UNEMPLOYMENT, DISABILITY, and INCOME SUPPORT PROGRAMS; Unemployment insurance

Minimum Level of Unemployment and Public Policy

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Pierson, Frank C. 1980. Minimum Level of Unemployment and Public Policy. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780880995832

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