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Hardcover | Out of Print | ISBN: 9780262033169 | 880 pp. | 8 x 9 in | 127 illus.| August 2004

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Labor Economics

About the Authors

Pierre Cahuc is Professor of Economics at École Polytechnique, Director of the Macroeconomic Laboratory at CREST-ENSAE, Program Director at IZA, Research Fellow at CEPR and member of the Council of Economic Analysis of the Prime Minister.

André Zylberberg is Emeritus Research Director at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), and member of the Paris School of Economics (PSE).


“A complete graduate labor text! The theory is current yet absolutely clear, and the links to empirical work explicit. Throughout, the authors stress the relevance of the theory and empirical results for policy questions.”
Daniel S. Hamermesh, Centennial Professor of Economics, University of Texas at Austin
“An encyclopedic integrated and thoroughly modern presentation of labor economics from supply and demand decisions to unemployment to the role and effects of institutions. Topics with which I am familiar have been given a clear concise precise balanced and convincing treatment. This is an outstanding textbook.”
Olivier Blanchard, Department of Economics, MIT