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Title

How New Is the "New Employment Contract"?: Evidence from North American Pay Practices

Year

2002

DOI

10.17848/9780585470283

Abstract

This book explores this apparent change in the employment contract. Whereas earlier studies in this area focused on the rigidities in the quantity side of the employment relationship, e.g., changes in job tenure and rates of displacement, the authors focus on the price side of the contract - whether wage structures have become more flexible.

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Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Theories of Internal Labor Markets
  3. Changes in Internal Labor Markets
  4. Wage Structures at Large and Small Employers
  5. Changes in Wage Structures within and between Employers
  6. Job Characteristics, Skills, and Wages
  7. Changes in Attitudes toward Pay Flexibility
  8. Conclusions

ISBN

9780880992312 (pbk.) ; 9780880992329 (cloth) ; 9780585470283 (ebook)

Subject Areas

LABOR MARKET ISSUES; Job security and unemployment dynamics; Wages, health insurance and other benefits; Inequality

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Citation

Levine, David I., Dale Belman, Gary Charness, Erica L. Groshen, and K.C. O'Shaughnessy. 2002. How New Is the "New Employment Contract"?: Evidence from North American Pay Practices. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780585470283