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The end of national models in employment relations?

Marsden, David (2010) The end of national models in employment relations? CEP Discussion Papers, CEPDP0998. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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Abstract

The erosion of a number of national systems of employment relations, and the evidence fromlarge scale workplace surveys has brought attention to the considerable diversity ofemployment systems within major economies. This essay applies the theory of evolutionarygames to explain the diffusion of different employment systems within national economies,and how they interact with established sectoral and national level institutions. This also helpsto explain potential tipping points in their expansion and retreat. Evidence to support theargument is taken from the British and French workplace employment relations surveys andthe European Working Conditions Survey.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Official URL: http://cep.lse.ac.uk
Additional Information: © 2010 The Authors
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Journal of Economic Literature Classification System: J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J5 - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining
M - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting > M5 - Personnel Economics > M55 - Labor Contracting Devices: Outsourcing; Franchising; Other
Sets: Departments > Management
Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Research centres and groups > Employment Relations and Organisational Behaviour Group
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Identification Number: CEPDP0998
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2013 16:47
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/48913/

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