viii, 350 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
CESifo seminar series.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: still more questions than answers / Martin Werding A picture of European unemployment: success and failure / Stephen Nickell The continent's high unemployment: possible institutional causes and some evidence / Edmund S. Phelps From excess to shortage-recent developments in the Danish labor market / Torben M. Andersen The rise and fall of Swedish unemployment / Bertil Holmlund Rising unemployment at the start of the twenty-first century: has the Dutch miracle come to an end / Jan C. van Ours The un-intended convergence: how the Finnish unemployment reached the European level / Erkki Koskela and Roope Uusitalo When unemployment disappears: Ireland in the 1990s / Brendan Walsh Unemployment in Britain: a European success story / Christopher A. Pissarides The surprising French unemployment performance: what lessons? / Jean Pisani-Ferry Unemployment in Germany: reasons and remedies / Norbert Berthold and Rainer Fehn The structure and history of Italian unemployment / Giuseppe Bertola and Pietro Garibaldi Spanish unemployment: the end of the wild ride? / Samuel Bentolila and Juan F. Jimeno.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.