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This study sought to measure the impacts of five parasitic diseases on 1 mortality and natality, 2 school attendance and academic performance of children, 3 labor productivity on a rural plantation, and in an urban lightmanufacturing plant all in St. Lucia, West Indies.
Among some commentators abroad, Australia enjoys a reputation as a country in which the three cornered suspension afforded by conciliation and arbitration machinery has assisted both sense and sensibility in wage fixation. Though Australians may sometimes feel that the arbitration system is not...
The period since the Second World War has been one in which almost all Western countries have accepted the maintenance of a high level of employment as one of the first principles of economic policy. However, this has generally meant, inter alia, shortages of skilled manpower. Of course, Britain...
The term or title social economics is by no means a new one, the American J. M. Clark, for example, used it as the title of a book published in 1936, and indeed there has been Hagenbuch's Cambridge Economics Handbook of that title first published in 1958. There does, however, appear to be an...
Contemporary resurgence of interest in human capital has both analytic and empirical origins. Analysis has increasingly emphasised the need to consider both stocks and flows in principle, every good is a capital good and labour is no exception. Modern theories of consumer behaviour, with their...
Those who would become economists today have the choice of two ideologies, the one maintaining that the inner laws of the capitalist system are equilibrating and maximizing the other, that they doom that system to selfdestruction. In the natural sciences, a theory is a hypothesis that has been...
In 1970, the median earnings of American women employed on a fulltime basis were approximately 60 percent of men's earnings. This figure, taken from the Current Population Reports of the U.S. Department of Commerce, is circulated widely by individuals concerned with pay inequities in the labor...
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