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Employment Hazards

An Investigation of Market Performance

Employment Hazards( )
Author: Viscusi, W. Kip
Series title:Harvard Economic Studies
ISBN:978-0-674-25176-2
Publication Date:Feb 1980
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $41.00
Book Description:

The safety of the work place is now a highly visible public issue. Many are calling for tighter regulation to reduce worker risk, while others feel government intervention is ineffective and costly. Here Kip Viscusi explores how well markets for hazardous jobs actually work. According to classical economics, other things being equal, a worker will demand more pay for a hazardous job than a safe one. However, this assumes that job related hazards are known, when often they are not....
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Human Resources & Personnel Management
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.474 x 9.204 x 1.135 Inches
Book Weight:1.474 Pounds



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