The Labour Market Impact of the EU Enlargement A New Regional Geography of Europe?

Until recently, regional labour market imbalances were considered transitory phenomena, a consequence of state failure in generating distorted investment incentives in depressed regions as well as of excessive labour market rigidities. Labour mobility and wage flexibility were at the core of the deb...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Caroleo, Floro Ernesto (Editor), Pastore, Francesco (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Heidelberg Physica 2010, 2010
Edition:1st ed. 2010
Series:AIEL Series in Labour Economics
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • An Overview of the Main Issues and the Role of Structural Change
  • Structural Change and Labour Reallocation Across Regions: A Review of the Literature
  • Organized Labour and Restructuring: Coal Mines in the Czech Republic and Romania
  • New Evidence on Spatial Convergence
  • Labour Productivity Polarization Across Western European Regions: Threshold Effects Versus Neighbourhood Effects
  • Transition, Regional Features, Growth and Labour Market Dynamics
  • Regional Dynamics of Unemployment in Poland A Convergence Approach
  • Spatial Distribution of Key Macroeconomic Growth Indicators in the EU-27: A Theoretical and Empirical Investigation
  • Is Migration Reinforcing Regional Unemployment Differences?
  • Internal Labour Mobility in Central Europe and the Baltic Region: Evidence from Labour Force Surveys
  • Spatial Search and Commuting with Asymmetric Changes of the Wage Distribution
  • Where Do the Brainy Italians Go?
  • Some Policy Tools
  • Assessing Active Labour Market Policies in Transition Economies
  • Regional Female Labour Force Participation: An Empirical Application with Spatial Effects