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14.662 Labor Economics II (MIT) 14.662 Labor Economics II (MIT)

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This is the second of a two-part sequence of courses in labor economics. The course sequence is also open to qualified students in related fields and classes may be taken individually or out of sequence. This part of the sequence is principally concerned with issues relating to the determinants of the wage and salary distribution. The first half is organized around topics in wage determination, which are of particular interest for current research and policy and culminates with a focus on recent debates about the increasing dispersion of wage and salary income. The second half of the course is focused on labor market institutions and technological changes, and relates the debate about the income distribution to other major changes in the structure and texture of advanced industrial societi This is the second of a two-part sequence of courses in labor economics. The course sequence is also open to qualified students in related fields and classes may be taken individually or out of sequence. This part of the sequence is principally concerned with issues relating to the determinants of the wage and salary distribution. The first half is organized around topics in wage determination, which are of particular interest for current research and policy and culminates with a focus on recent debates about the increasing dispersion of wage and salary income. The second half of the course is focused on labor market institutions and technological changes, and relates the debate about the income distribution to other major changes in the structure and texture of advanced industrial societi

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labor | labor | economics | economics | trade unions | trade unions | wage differentials | wage differentials | international trade | international trade | wage and salary distribution | wage and salary distribution | wage determination | wage determination | increasing dispersion of wage and salary income | increasing dispersion of wage and salary income | labor market institutions | labor market institutions | technological changes | technological changes | income distribution | income distribution | United States and other advanced industrial countries | United States and other advanced industrial countries | moral hazard and agency | moral hazard and agency | Static single agent models | Static single agent models | Intrinsic motivation | Intrinsic motivation | Multiple tasks | Multiple tasks | Multiple agents | Multiple agents | Dynamic agency | Dynamic agency | Efficiency wages | Efficiency wages | Employer Wage Differentials | Employer Wage Differentials | Industry and firm size differentials | Industry and firm size differentials | Compensating differentials | Compensating differentials | Discrimination and Differentials by Race and Gender | Discrimination and Differentials by Race and Gender | Changes in the Wage Structure and Inequality | Changes in the Wage Structure and Inequality | Worker Motivation and Behavior | Worker Motivation and Behavior | Social Dimensions of the Labor Force | Social Dimensions of the Labor Force | Social class | Social class | Social capital | Social capital | Immigration | Immigration | Quasi-unions in the New Labor Market | Quasi-unions in the New Labor Market | Labor market regulations in a global economy | Labor market regulations in a global economy

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14.662 Labor Economics II (MIT) 14.662 Labor Economics II (MIT)

Description

This is the second of a two-part sequence of courses in labor economics. The course sequence is also open to qualified students in related fields and classes may be taken individually or out of sequence. This part of the sequence is principally concerned with issues relating to the determinants of the wage and salary distribution. The first half is organized around topics in wage determination, which are of particular interest for current research and policy and culminates with a focus on recent debates about the increasing dispersion of wage and salary income. The second half of the course is focused on labor market institutions and technological changes, and relates the debate about the income distribution to other major changes in the structure and texture of advanced industrial societi This is the second of a two-part sequence of courses in labor economics. The course sequence is also open to qualified students in related fields and classes may be taken individually or out of sequence. This part of the sequence is principally concerned with issues relating to the determinants of the wage and salary distribution. The first half is organized around topics in wage determination, which are of particular interest for current research and policy and culminates with a focus on recent debates about the increasing dispersion of wage and salary income. The second half of the course is focused on labor market institutions and technological changes, and relates the debate about the income distribution to other major changes in the structure and texture of advanced industrial societi

Subjects

labor | labor | economics | economics | trade unions | trade unions | wage differentials | wage differentials | international trade | international trade | wage and salary distribution | wage and salary distribution | wage determination | wage determination | increasing dispersion of wage and salary income | increasing dispersion of wage and salary income | labor market institutions | labor market institutions | technological changes | technological changes | income distribution | income distribution | United States and other advanced industrial countries | United States and other advanced industrial countries | moral hazard and agency | moral hazard and agency | Static single agent models | Static single agent models | Intrinsic motivation | Intrinsic motivation | Multiple tasks | Multiple tasks | Multiple agents | Multiple agents | Dynamic agency | Dynamic agency | Efficiency wages | Efficiency wages | Employer Wage Differentials | Employer Wage Differentials | Industry and firm size differentials | Industry and firm size differentials | Compensating differentials | Compensating differentials | Discrimination and Differentials by Race and Gender | Discrimination and Differentials by Race and Gender | Changes in the Wage Structure and Inequality | Changes in the Wage Structure and Inequality | Worker Motivation and Behavior | Worker Motivation and Behavior | Social Dimensions of the Labor Force | Social Dimensions of the Labor Force | Social class | Social class | Social capital | Social capital | Immigration | Immigration | Quasi-unions in the New Labor Market | Quasi-unions in the New Labor Market | Labor market regulations in a global economy | Labor market regulations in a global economy

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Health and Safety in Construction – Introduction to Health and Safety Legislation

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The topic is mandatory in both NVQ/apprenticeships and BTEC (Construction and the Built Environment) at all levels and forms part of a set of learning resources built in a similar style.

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ILRforSkills | Legislation | Dangers | Industry | Risk | Training | Information | HASWA | Regulations | COSHH | RIDDOR | Construction | Worker | Plumbing | Bricklaying | Carpentry | Carpenter | Electrical | Installation | Electrician | Site | Health | Safety | Built | Environment | Demolition | Plant | Accidents | Danger | Hazards | CONSTRUCTION and PROPERTY (BUILT ENVIRONMENT) | T

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Health and Safety in Construction – Safety Signs and Signals

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The topic is mandatory in both NVQ/apprenticeships and BTEC (Construction and the Built Environment) at all levels and forms part of a set of learning resources built in a similar style.

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ILRforSkills | Safety | Signs | Signals | Worker | Plumbing | Bricklaying | Carpentry | Carpenter | Electrical | Installation | Electrician | Site | Health | Built | Environment | Demolition | Plant | Accidents | Danger | Hazards | Regulations | Construction | CONSTRUCTION and PROPERTY (BUILT ENVIRONMENT) | T

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Health and Safety in Construction – Working With Hazardous Substances

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The topic is mandatory in both NVQ/apprenticeships and BTEC (Construction and the Built Environment) at all levels and forms part of a set of learning resources built in a similar style.

Subjects

ILRforSkills | COSHH | Hazardous Substances | Hazards | Hazardous | Lead | Regulations | Asbestos | Protection | Exposure | Fluxes | Fumes | Solvents | Risk | Reporting | Training | Information | Construction | Worker | Plumbing | Bricklaying | Carpentry | Carpenter | Electrical | Installation | Electrician | Site | Health | Safety | Built | Environment | Demolition | Plant | Accidents | Danger | CONSTRUCTION and PROPERTY (BUILT ENVIRONMENT) | T

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Health and Safety in Construction –Legal Status of Health and Safety Publications

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The topic is mandatory in both NVQ/apprenticeships and BTEC (Construction and the Built Environment) at all levels and forms part of a set of learning resources built in a similar style.

Subjects

ILRforSkills | Legislation | Acts of Parliament | Regulations | Codes of practice | British Standards | European Standards | HSE | Construction | Worker | Plumbing | Bricklaying | Carpentry | Carpenter | Electrical | Installation | Electrician | Site | Health | Safety | Built | Environment | Demolition | Plant | Accidents | Danger | Hazards | CONSTRUCTION and PROPERTY (BUILT ENVIRONMENT) | T

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Health and Safety in Construction – Fire Safety

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The topic is mandatory in both NVQ/apprenticeships and BTEC (Construction and the Built Environment) at all levels and forms part of a set of learning resources built in a similar style.

Subjects

ILRforSkills | Fire | Fire Safety | Combustion | Flame | Fire Extinguishers | Extinguisher | Construction | Worker | Plumbing | Bricklaying | Carpentry | Carpenter | Electrical | Installation | Electrician | Site | Health | Safety | Built | Environment | Demolition | Plant | Accidents | Danger | Hazards | CONSTRUCTION and PROPERTY (BUILT ENVIRONMENT) | T

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Health and Safety in Construction – Portable Power Tool Safety

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The topic is mandatory in both NVQ/apprenticeships and BTEC (Construction and the Built Environment) at all levels and forms part of a set of learning resources built in a similar style.

Subjects

ILRforSkills | Portable Power Tools | PAT | Checks | Checklist | Appliance | Testing | Equipment | Battery | Regulations | Inspection | Construction | Worker | Plumbing | Bricklaying | Carpentry | Carpenter | Electrical | Installation | Electrician | Site | Health | Safety | Built | Environment | Demolition | Plant | Accidents | Danger | Hazards | CONSTRUCTION and PROPERTY (BUILT ENVIRONMENT) | T

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Health and Safety in Construction – Safe Isolation Procedures

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The topic is mandatory in both NVQ/apprenticeships and BTEC (Construction and the Built Environment) at all levels and forms part of a set of learning resources built in a similar style.

Subjects

ILRforSkills | Safe | Isolation | Procedures | Regulations | Circuits | Construction | Worker | Plumbing | Bricklaying | Carpentry | Carpenter | Electrical | Installation | Electrician | Site | Health | Safety | Built | Environment | Demolition | Plant | Accidents | Danger | Hazards | CONSTRUCTION and PROPERTY (BUILT ENVIRONMENT) | T

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Health and Safety in Construction – Temporary Continuity Bonding

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The topic is mandatory in both NVQ/apprenticeships and BTEC (Construction and the Built Environment) at all levels and forms part of a set of learning resources built in a similar style.

Subjects

ILRforSkills | Continuity Bonding | Temporary | Bonding | EAWR | System | Earth | Metal work | Construction | Worker | Plumbing | Bricklaying | Carpentry | Carpenter | Electrical | Installation | Electrician | Site | Health | Safety | Built | Environment | Demolition | Plant | Accidents | Danger | Hazards | CONSTRUCTION and PROPERTY (BUILT ENVIRONMENT) | T

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Health and Safety in Construction – Safety With Gas Heating Equipment

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The topic is mandatory in both NVQ/apprenticeships and BTEC (Construction and the Built Environment) at all levels and forms part of a set of learning resources built in a similar style.

Subjects

ILRforSkills | Gas | Heating | Equipment | Propane | Butane | MAPP | Acetylene | Hotwork | Bottled | Regulations | Construction | Worker | Plumbing | Bricklaying | Carpentry | Carpenter | Electrical | Installation | Electrician | Site | Health | Safety | Built | Environment | Demolition | Plant | Accidents | Danger | Hazards | CONSTRUCTION and PROPERTY (BUILT ENVIRONMENT) | T

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Health and Safety in Construction – Safe Use of Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG)

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The topic is mandatory in both NVQ/apprenticeships and BTEC (Construction and the Built Environment) at all levels and forms part of a set of learning resources built in a similar style.

Subjects

ILRforSkills | Gas | Heating | Equipment | LPG | Liquid | Petroleum | Hotwork | Bottled | Regulations | Blowtorches | Construction | Worker | Plumbing | Bricklaying | Carpentry | Carpenter | Electrical | Installation | Electrician | Site | Health | Safety | Built | Environment | Demolition | Plant | Accidents | Danger | Hazards | CONSTRUCTION and PROPERTY (BUILT ENVIRONMENT) | T

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Health and Safety in Construction – Equipment Used with Oxy Fuel Gases

Description

The topic is mandatory in both NVQ/apprenticeships and BTEC (Construction and the Built Environment) at all levels and forms part of a set of learning resources built in a similar style.

Subjects

ILRforSkills | Oxyacetylene | Gas leaks | Equipment set | Safety checks | Construction | Worker | Plumbing | Bricklaying | Carpentry | Carpenter | Electrical | Installation | Electrician | Site | Health | Safety | Built | Environment | Demolition | Plant | Accidents | Danger | Hazards | CONSTRUCTION and PROPERTY (BUILT ENVIRONMENT) | T

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Health and Safety in Construction – Working at Height – Ladders

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The topic is mandatory in both NVQ/apprenticeships and BTEC (Construction and the Built Environment) at all levels and forms part of a set of learning resources built in a similar style.

Subjects

ILRforSkills | Ladders | Steps | Crawl boards | platforms | Trestles | Height | Construction | Worker | Working | Plumbing | Bricklaying | Carpentry | Carpenter | Electrical | Installation | Electrician | Site | Health | Safety | Built | Environment | Demolition | Plant | Accidents | Danger | Hazards | CONSTRUCTION and PROPERTY (BUILT ENVIRONMENT) | T

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Health and Safety in Construction – Working at Height – Scaffolds and Platforms

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The topic is mandatory in both NVQ/apprenticeships and BTEC (Construction and the Built Environment) at all levels and forms part of a set of learning resources built in a similar style.

Subjects

ILRforSkills | Ladders | Scaffolds | Scaffold | Platforms | Trestles | Height | Tower | Mobile tower | Lifts | MEWP | Construction | Worker | Working | Plumbing | Bricklaying | Carpentry | Carpenter | Electrical | Installation | Electrician | Site | Health | Safety | Built | Environment | Demolition | Plant | Accidents | Danger | Hazards | CONSTRUCTION and PROPERTY (BUILT ENVIRONMENT) | T

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Health and Safety in Construction – Accident Prevention and Reporting

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The topic is mandatory in both NVQ/apprenticeships and BTEC (Construction and the Built Environment) at all levels and forms part of a set of learning resources built in a similar style.

Subjects

ILRforSkills | Risk Assessment | Risk | Accident | Prevention | Reporting | Slips | Trips | Falls | Checklist | Training | Information | Construction | Worker | Plumbing | Bricklaying | Carpentry | Carpenter | Electrical | Installation | Electrician | Site | Health | Safety | Built | Environment | Demolition | Plant | Accidents | Danger | Hazards | CONSTRUCTION and PROPERTY (BUILT ENVIRONMENT) | T

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Health and Safety in Construction – Enforcement of the Health and Safety Legislation

Description

The topic is mandatory in both NVQ/apprenticeships and BTEC (Construction and the Built Environment) at all levels and forms part of a set of learning resources built in a similar style.

Subjects

ILRforSkills | Legislation | Regulations | Enforcement | Inspectors | Improvement notice | Prohibition | Prosecution | Construction | Worker | Plumbing | Bricklaying | Carpentry | Carpenter | Electrical | Installation | Electrician | Site | Health | Safety | Built | Environment | Demolition | Plant | Accidents | Danger | Hazards | CONSTRUCTION and PROPERTY (BUILT ENVIRONMENT) | T

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Petaluma wharf worker's houses

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Uses and Functions\Domestic\Worker's houses | Location\North America

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 (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ Copyright belongs to Paul Oliver Vernacular Architecture Library Copyright belongs to Paul Oliver Vernacular Architecture Library

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Health and Safety in Construction – Legislation Quiz

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The topic is mandatory in both NVQ/apprenticeships and BTEC (Construction and the Built Environment) at all levels and forms part of a set of learning resources built in a similar style.

Subjects

ILRforSkills | Legilation | Regulations | HASWA | PPE | COSHH | Accidents | Construction | Worker | Plumbing | Bricklaying | Carpentry | Carpenter | Electrical | Installation | Electrician | Site | Health | Safety | Built | Environment | Demolition | Plant | Danger | Hazards | CONSTRUCTION and PROPERTY (BUILT ENVIRONMENT) | T

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Health and Safety in Construction – Building Services Legislation

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The topic is mandatory in both NVQ/apprenticeships and BTEC (Construction and the Built Environment) at all levels and forms part of a set of learning resources built in a similar style.

Subjects

ILRforSkills | Water | Gas | Electricity | Heating | Ventilation | Telecommunications | Legislation | Regulations | Building services | Services | Construction | Worker | Plumbing | Bricklaying | Carpentry | Carpenter | Electrical | Installation | Electrician | Site | Health | Safety | Built | Environment | Demolition | Plant | Accidents | Danger | Hazards | CONSTRUCTION and PROPERTY (BUILT ENVIRONMENT) | T

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Health and Safety in Construction – Risk Assessment

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The topic is mandatory in both NVQ/apprenticeships and BTEC (Construction and the Built Environment) at all levels and forms part of a set of learning resources built in a similar style.

Subjects

ILRforSkills | Risk | Assessment | Risk assessment | Regulations | Hazards | Construction | Worker | Working | Plumbing | Bricklaying | Carpentry | Carpenter | Electrical | Installation | Electrician | Site | Health | Safety | Built | Environment | Demolition | Plant | Accidents | Danger | CONSTRUCTION and PROPERTY (BUILT ENVIRONMENT) | T

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‘Nordic model’ criminalizes everyone.

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The European Parliament (EP) recently voted in favor of a resolution that supports the so-called ‘Nordic model’ of sex work. With this decision from the 26th of February, the EP backs a report titled ‘Sexual exploitation and prostitution and its impact on gender equality’ that was proposed by Labour MEP for London Mary Honeyball. The purpose of the report was to send a “strong signal to domestic governments”. The document states that criminalizing the buying of sex while making selling of it exempt from punishment (as is currently the case in Sweden, Iceland and Norway), will decrease the demand for sex work. This is intended to reduce human trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation. In the EP’s report, the ‘Nordic Model’ is presented as a policy approach that ai

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Comparative Government | European Politics and Society | Law | Workers' Rights

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14.662 Labor Economics II (MIT)

Description

This is the second of a two-part sequence of courses in labor economics. The course sequence is also open to qualified students in related fields and classes may be taken individually or out of sequence. This part of the sequence is principally concerned with issues relating to the determinants of the wage and salary distribution. The first half is organized around topics in wage determination, which are of particular interest for current research and policy and culminates with a focus on recent debates about the increasing dispersion of wage and salary income. The second half of the course is focused on labor market institutions and technological changes, and relates the debate about the income distribution to other major changes in the structure and texture of advanced industrial societi

Subjects

labor | economics | trade unions | wage differentials | international trade | wage and salary distribution | wage determination | increasing dispersion of wage and salary income | labor market institutions | technological changes | income distribution | United States and other advanced industrial countries | moral hazard and agency | Static single agent models | Intrinsic motivation | Multiple tasks | Multiple agents | Dynamic agency | Efficiency wages | Employer Wage Differentials | Industry and firm size differentials | Compensating differentials | Discrimination and Differentials by Race and Gender | Changes in the Wage Structure and Inequality | Worker Motivation and Behavior | Social Dimensions of the Labor Force | Social class | Social capital | Immigration | Quasi-unions in the New Labor Market | Labor market regulations in a global economy

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Campesino houses.

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Uses and Functions\Domestic\Worker's houses\Campesino houses | Location\North America

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Health and Safety in Construction – Working in Trenches and Excavations

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The topic is mandatory in both NVQ/apprenticeships and BTEC (Construction and the Built Environment) at all levels and forms part of a set of learning resources built in a similar style.

Subjects

Trenches | Trench | ILRforSkills | Plumbing | Worker | Built | Excavations | Site | Trenching | Electrician | Construction | Safety | Excavating | Health | Carpenter | Carpentry | Installation | Electrical | Bricklaying | Hazards | Danger | Accidents | Plant | Demolition | Environment | CONSTRUCTION and PROPERTY (BUILT ENVIRONMENT) | T

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