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Labor Markets and Firm Benefit Policies in Japan and the United States
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Labor Markets and Firm Benefit Policies in Japan and the United States

Seiritsu Ogura, Toshiaki Tachibanaki, and David A. Wise

Abstract

This volume, the fourth to result from a collaboration between the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Japan Center for Economic Research, presents a selection of thirteen chapters addressing issues in the employment practices, labor markets, and health, benefit, and pension policies of the United States and Japan. After an opening chapter assessing the recent ascendance of the U.S. economy, chapters diverge to tackle a range of specific issues. Focusing less on international comparison than on the assembly of high-quality research, contributors hone in on a variety of individual topi ... More

Keywords: employment practices, labor markets, health policies, benefit policies, pension policies, U.S. economy, youth employment, participatory employment, information sharing, fringe benefits

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780226620947
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226620954.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Seiritsu Ogura, editor

Toshiaki Tachibanaki, editor

David A. Wise, editor

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