Labor, Business, and Change in Germany and the United States

Title

Labor, Business, and Change in Germany and the United States

Year

2001

DOI

10.17848/9780880994170

Abstract

The chapters explore the proposition that the benefits of either the German coordinating institutions or the United States' more decentralized political economy each entail trade-offs that may be necessary but politically unpleasant. The authors also offer comparisons of sectoral and firm-level adjustment processes for change.

Files

Download 1. Mutual Learning with Trade-Offs (121 KB)

Contents

  1. Mutual Learning with Trade-Offs / Kirsten Wever
  2. Deregulation and Restructuring in Telecommunications Services in the United States and Germany / Rosemary Batt and Owen Darbishire
  3. Institutional Effects on Skill Creation and Management Development in the United States and Germany / David Finegold and Brent Keltner
  4. National Institutional Frameworks and Innovative Industrial Organization / Steven Casper
  5. Perils of the High and Low Roads / Lowell Turner, Kirsten Wever, and Michael Fichter

ISBN

9780880992169 (cloth) ; 9780880992152 (pbk.) ; 9780880994170 (ebook)

Subject Areas

LABOR MARKET ISSUES; Employment relationships; Unions and collective bargaining; INTERNATIONAL ISSUES; International labor comparisons; Transition economies

Labor, Business, and Change in Germany and the United States

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Citation

Wever, Kirsten, ed. 2001. Labor, Business, and Change in Germany and the United States. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780880994170