Young workers in the global economy : job challenges in North America, Europe and Japan

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Other Authors: DeFreitas, Gregory.
Physical Description:x, 348 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-333) and index.
Published: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, [2008]
ISBN:9781847204578 (hbk.)
1847204570 (hbk.)
Table of Contents:
  • Youth employment: crisis or course change? : an introduction / Gregory DeFreitas
  • The youth labor market problem in cross-country perspective / Rebekka Christopoulou
  • Out of school, out of work, out of luck? : black male youth joblessness in New York City / Mark Levitan
  • Still with us after all of these years : youth labor market entry, home-leaving and human capital accumulation in Italy, 1993-2003 / Niall O'Higgins
  • Youth employment in Japan after the 1990s bubble burst / Naoki Mitani
  • Youth employment problems and school-to-work institutions in advanced economies / Paul Ryan
  • Work and non-work time use of US college students / Lonnie M. Golden
  • Occupational fatalities among young workers / Janice Windau
  • Falling private health insurance coverage among young workers in the United States / Niev J. Duffy
  • Immigration and youth employment : recent debates and research findings / Gregory DeFreitas
  • Unauthorized Mexican immigration and youth labor market outcomes in California in the 1990s / Enrico A. Marcelli
  • How can we improve employment outcomes for young black men? / Harry J. Holzer
  • Does Job Corps training boost the labor market outcomes of young Latinos? / Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, Arturo Gonzalez and Todd Neumann
  • Have young workers lost their (collective) voice? : youth-adult preferences for workplace voice in Canada / Michele Campolieti, Rafael Gomez and Morley Gunderson.