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Labor mobility in six cities

Gladys L. Palmer

Labor mobility in six cities

a report on the survey of patterns and factors in labor mobility,1940-1950

by Gladys L. Palmer

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Published by Social Science Research Council in New York .
Written in English


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Statementprepared by Gladys L. Palmer, with the assistance of Carol P. Brainerd for the Committee on Labor Market Research.
ContributionsSocial Science Research Council (U.S.). Committee onLabor Market Research.
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Open LibraryOL14605035M

countries would dramatically enhance welfare globally, the economic effects of international labor mobility for various subpopulations of the world²in particular native workers in the countries migrants move to and citizens who stay behind in the countries migrants depart²are subjects of considerable controversy. This is Size: KB.   The s marked a turning point in the labor market outcomes of African-American women. They experienced large wage gains relative to white women, sharp declines in agricultural and domestic service work, and significant increases in formal sector employment.

A Mapping of Labor Mobility Costs in Developing Countries Erhan Artuç Daniel Lederman Guido Porto The World Bank Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network Latin America and the Caribbean Region Development Research Group August Public Disclosure Authorized Public Disclosure Authorized Public Disclosure Authorized. The greatest productive advantage of modern-day American cities is that they form large and integrated metropolitan labor markets. We present new evidence on the importance of self-adjusting commuting and location patterns in sustaining the productive advantages of larger metropolitan labor markets, mitigating the difficulties in coping with their sheer size, and reducing the added burdens on Cited by: 8.

  Labor mobility refers to the ease with which laborers are able to move around within an economy and between different economies. It is an important factor in Author: Brent Radcliffe. 2 A Model of Labor Mobility Costs Our model of labor mobility costs is based on Artu˘c, Chaudhuri and McLaren (). There are Nsectors in the economy, Mmanufacturing sectors and one non-manufacturing sector.4 Sector i produces a good using labor Li and a speci c factor (such as capital or land) with the following technologyCited by:


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Palmer, Carol P. Brainerd, Resources for the Future, Folger Shakespeare Library. In the course of these efforts the Committee has sponsored a major study of patterns and factors in labor mobility in six cities and a technical appraisal of research developments relating to labor mobility, both of which will be published by the Social Science Research by: Labor mobility in six cities.

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by Gladys L. Palmer, Carol P. Brainerd; Labor Mobility and Economic Opportunity. by E. Wight Bakke (pp. In the course of these efforts the Committee has sponsored a major Labor mobility in six cities book of patterns and factors in labor mobility in six cities and a technical appraisal of research developments relating to labor mobility, both of which will be published by the Social Science Research Council.

Labor Mobility and Economic Opportunity by Bakke,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Labor Mobility in Six Cities: A Report on the Survey of Patterns and Factors in Labor Mobility, Gladys L.

Palmer and Carol P. Brainerd Richard A. Lester. Labor Mobility and the Integration of European Labor Markets This paper outlines the importance of labor mobility for the improvement in allocating and distributing economic resources. We are faced with an increasing lack of skilled workers and a growing tendency of unemployment amongst the low-skilled.

A central political objective for. A longer analysis of mobility studies will be found in the report by Herbert S. Parnes, Research on Labor, Mobility: An Appraisal of Research Findings in the United States, Bulle Social Science Research Council (September ).Essays on the significance of some of the local labour market studies, written by members of the Committee on Labor Market Research, are found in Labor Mobility Cited by: 3.

In this empirical study, Saskia Sassen offers a fresh understanding of the processes of international migration. Focusing on immigration into the US from to and the part played by American economic activities abroad, as well as foreign investment in the US, she examines the various ways in which the internationalization of production contributes to the formation and direction of 5/5(1).

For an imaginative discussion on the concept of labour market, see Clark Kerr, ‘The Balkanization of Labor Markets’, Labor Mobility and Economic Opportunity (), pp. 92– The present discussion would add to that of Professor Kerr the emphasis that the scope of product markets is reflected back into the labour market defining the Cited by: this book appears almost simultaneously with two others: Gladys Palmer, Labor Mobility in Six Cities, and Herbert Parnes, Research on Labor Mobility.

These volumes, both sponsored and published by the Social Science Research Council, should be regarded as companion pieces to the present work. Social Science Research Council. Labor mobility in six cities. Authors / Editors: Palmer, Gladys L.

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Read more about Labor mobility in six cities; Log in to post comments; Research. 6 Future of Cities: Graduate Mobility and Productivity These measures have been designed to fit squarely within the context of national and local governments’ existing frameworks and actions such as the powerhouses approach, science and innovation audits, further education area reviews and enhanced regional transport Size: 7MB.

Labor mobility. Labor or worker mobility is the geographical and occupational movement of workers. Worker mobility is best gauged by the lack of impediments to such mobility. Impediments to mobility are easily divided into two distinct classes with one being personal and the other being systemic.

His book, Welfare and Work: Experiences in Six Cities, coauthored with Christopher King (Upjohn Institute, ), examines the employment experiences of welfare recipients during the period of welfare reform.

He has held positions at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and the Johns Hopkins University. Labor Mobility in Six Cities: A Report on the Survey of Patterns and Factors in Labor Mobility, – New York: Social Science Research Council, Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs.

Bureau of : Dina Shatnawi, Price V Fishback. Her other books include Guests and Aliens, The Mobility of Labor and Capital, Losing Control, and Globalization and Its Discontents.

"This is brilliant stuff, both in its broadness of sociological scope and its voluminous collection of data from a vast number of sources in the three cities.". Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My libraryMissing: Labor mobility.“Labour Mobility” century population growth was accruing to the cities, which expanded both by natural increase and by population influx from the rural areas.

In the mid s, more than one out of every three rural residents of Great Britain left for an urban area. Most left for the nearest city, thoughFile Size: 70KB. Palmer, Gladys L. Princeton Affiliate: No.

Manpower in the United States: problems and policies Read more about Labor mobility in six cities; Log in to post comments; Palmer, Gladys L. Parnes, Herbert S. Wilcock, Richard C. Herman, Mary W. Brainerd, Carol P. Noteworthy Book List: Outstanding Books on Industrial Relations; Publisher.