Seeking a Premier Economy: The Economic Effects of British Economic Reforms, 1980-2000

David Card, Richard Blundell and Richard B. Freeman, editors

Conference held December 8-9, 2000
Published in June 2004 by University of Chicago Press
© 2004 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series Comparative Labor Markets

NBER Program(s):LS, PE

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ISBN: 0-226-09284-4

Table of Contents

1. Front matter "Seeking a Premier Economy The Economic Effects of British Economic Reforms,1980-2000 : David Card, Richard Blundell, Richard B. Freeman (p. -12 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Introduction to "Seeking a Premier Economy: The Economic Effects of British Economic Reforms, 1980-2000": David Card, Richard Blundell, Richard B. Freeman (p. 1 - 8) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. What Have Two Decades of British Economic Reform Delivered?: David Card, Richard B. Freeman (p. 9 - 62) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
4. Seeking a Premier-League Economy: The Role of Privatization: Richard Green, Jonathan Haskel (p. 63 - 108) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Shared Modes of Compensation and Firm Performance U.K. Evidence: Martin Conyon, Richard B. Freeman (p. 109 - 146) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
6. Characteristics of Foreign-Owned Firms in British Manufacturing: Rachel Griffith, Helen Simpson (p. 147 - 180) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
7. The Surprising Retreat of Union Britain: John H. Pencavel (p. 181 - 232) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
8. Pension Reform and Economic Performance in Britain in the 1980s and 1990s: Richard Disney, Carl Emmerson, Sarah Smith (p. 233 - 274) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
9. Labor Market Reforms and Changes in Wage Inequality in the United Kingdom and the United States: Amanda Gosling, Thomas Lemieux (p. 275 - 312) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
10. Whither Poverty in Great Britain and the United States? The Determinants of Changing Poverty and Whether Work Will Work: Dickens, David T. Ellwood (p. 313 - 370) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
11. Mobility and Joblessness: Paul Gregg, Stephen Machin, Alan Manning (p. 371 - 410) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. Has 'In-Work' Benefit Reform Helped the Labor Market?: Richard Blundell, Hilary W. Hoynes (p. 411 - 460) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
13. Active Labor Market Policies and the British New Deal for the Young Unemployed in Context: John Van Reenen (p. 461 - 496) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
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