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An equilibrium analysis of the gender wage gap.
December 1, 2008... Abstract. Within a two-sector general equilibrium model, women's productivity in the marketplace decreases with the amount of household work they perform at home. Assuming that men's and women's household labour inputs are complementary here we prove the existence of multiple equilibria. In...
Informal employment: two contested policy issues.
December 1, 2008... Abstract: This article addresses two contested issues of crucial importance to policy, namely: formal labour regulations as a cause olin formal employment, and so-called "voluntary" informal employment. The authors provide theoretical overviews on both issues and an extensive survey of...
A strategic approach to labour inspection.
December 1, 2008... Abstract. In a report released in 2006, the ILO highlighted the difficulties of labour inspection in its member States and advocated a number of measures to strengthen its effectiveness. The author argues that inspectorates must go beyond calls for more inspectors by adopting a clear...
Social protection in Chile reforms to improve equity.
December 1, 2008... Abstract. At the beginning of the 1980s, Chile pioneered the implementation in Latin America of structural reforms that fully or partially privatized pensions, health-care and social assistance systems. Implemented without prior social dialogue, these reforms--which subsequently influenced...
International labour standards: recent developments in complementarity between the international and national supervisory systems.(NOTES, DEBATES AND COMMUNICATIONS)
December 1, 2008... Abstract. Far from competing against one another, the national and international systems of labour regulation are interlocked. ILO standards have been used in recent rulings by the highest jurisdictions of some countries. Examining two decisions by the Supreme Court of Canada and another by...