Seeking a Premier Economy: The Economic Effects of British Economic Reforms, 1980-2000 ((NBER) National Bureau of Economic Research Comparative Labor Markets(CHUP))

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In the 1980s and 1990s successive United Kingdom governments enacted a series of reforms to establish a more market-oriented economy, closer to the American model and further away from its Western European competitors. Today, the United Kingdom is one of the least regulated economies in the world, marked by transformed welfare and industrial relations systems and broad privatization. Virtually every industry and government program has been affected by the reforms, from hospitals and schools to labor unions and jobless benefit programs. Seeking a Premier Economy focuses on the labor and product market reforms that directly impacted productivity, employment, and inequality. The questions asked are provocative: How did the United Kingdom manage to stave off falling earnings for lower-paid workers? What role did the reforms play in rising income inequality and trends in poverty? At the same time, what reforms also contributed to reduced unemployment and the accelerated growth of real wages? The comparative microeconomic approach of this book yields the most credible evaluation possible, focusing on closely associated outcomes of particular reforms for individuals, firms, and sectors.

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David Card is the Class of 1950 Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, and a research associate of the NBER. Richard Blumdell is research director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies and the Leverhulme Research Professor at University College, London, Richard B. Freeman is the Herbert Ascherman Chair in Economics at Harvard University, codirector of the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics, and a research associate of the NBER.

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