Some recent developments in labour economics

| Publication date: 31 Oct 2018 | Theme: Employment & Social policy | NIESR Author(s): PDolton | JEL Classification: J0, J3, J5, J6 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 246 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London

This article takes a short personal ‘helicopter ride’ over the main policy issues in the UK labour market, putting them into the context of the developments which have taken place in applied econometrics. We overview NIESR’s role in the study of labour economics in postwar Britain and review some recent advances of importance in the current NIESR research agenda.

Keyword tags: 
labour economics
unemployment
education
training
minimum wages
immigration

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