Contents

Part I: Introduction

  • Ch. 1:   The Extent of Unemployment, Anto Kerins
  • Ch. 2:   The Costs of Unemployment, Richard Breen
  • Ch. 3:   The Impact of Demographic Variables on Unemployment, Brendan Walsh

Part II: Private or Public

  • Ch. 4:   Employment: A Private Sector Approach, John Bruton
  • Ch. 5:   Employment: Markets or Managed, Anto Kerins
  • Ch. 6:   Employment: Industrial Policy & the Public Sector, Kieran Kennedy

Part III: Employers and Unions

  • Ch. 7:   Employers & Unemployment: The UK Experience, Keith MacMillan
  • Ch. 8:   Unions & Unemployment: An International Perspective, M.F. O’Shea
  • Ch. 9:   Employers, Unions & Unemployment, Bertie Ahern

Part IV: Sharing Employment

  • Ch. 10: Worksharing & Unemployment Reduction, William Roche
  • Ch. 11: Employment & Profit Sharing, Martin Weitzman

Part V: Education & Tourism

  • Ch. 12: Employment & Third Level Education, Michael O’Donnell
  • Ch. 13: Tourism in Ireland: An Employment Growth Area, Brian Deane
  • Ch. 14: Irish Experience of Community-Based Job Schemes, Ruairi Quinn
  • Ch. 15: The Third Sector as a Job Creator in the OECD, Chris Brooks
  • Ch. 16: An Agenda for the Future, Anto Kerins

Topics:

  • Unemployment: Solutions, Costs, Demographic Factors
  • Private Sector Approach
  • Managing Markets for Employment
  • Employment & Industrial Policy, Unions & Unemployment
  • Worksharing & Unemployment
  • Profit Sharing & Unemployment
  • Employment & 3rd Level Education
  • Employment & Tourism
  • Community-based Job Schemes; The Third Sector
  • The Jobs Forum Proposal - (Please also see the 1991 article on the Jobs Forum idea.)