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100 1  Ariga, Kenn 
245 10 Internal Labour Markets in Japan 
264  1 Cambridge :|bCambridge University Press,|c2000 
264  4 |c©2000 
300    1 online resource (309 pages) 
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505 0  Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication --
       Contents -- Figures -- Tables -- Preface -- Introduction -
       - Part I Features of Japan's internal labor markets -- 1 
       Internal labor markets in search equilibrium -- Overview -
       - The model -- The choice of vacancies and promotions -- 
       The allocation of firms to internal and occupational labor
       markets -- OLM firms -- ILM firms -- Wage bargaining and 
       returns from search for unemployed workers -- Search 
       market equilibrium -- Aggregate vacancies -- Labor market 
       equilibrium -- Comparative statics -- Discussion and 
       extensions -- Training externalities -- The 
       complementarity between education and workplace training -
       - Summary -- Appendix -- Inefficient bargaining -- Finite 
       substitution between the two types of labor -- 2 Demand 
       and supply of skills in a corporate hierarchy -- Overview 
       -- A model of human capital accumulation -- The model -- 
       Maximization of the lifetime net utility of each employee 
       -- Career paths and investment policy -- Career paths and 
       investment policies in ILM and OLM firms -- General 
       equilibrium -- Market equilibrium with ILM and OLM firms -
       - A numerical example -- Earnings profiles, seniority, 
       talents, and jobs -- Experience, earnings profile, and 
       promotions -- Summary -- Appendix -- Proof of lemma 2.1 --
       The V functions -- Proof of lemma 2.2 -- Proof of lemma 
       2.3 -- Proof of lemma 2.4 -- Wage profiles -- Proof of 
       lemma 2.5 -- 3 Measuring occupational and internal labor 
       markets -- Overview -- Review of the literature -- A 
       measure of the degree of internalization -- Earnings 
       profiles in internal and in occupational labor markets -- 
       Summary -- Appendix List of the 92 occupations -- 4 
       Earnings and seniority in internal labor markets -- 
       Overview -- Review of the literature -- The empirical 
       relationship between earnings and seniority: Japanese data
505 8  Earnings and seniority in Japan and the United Kingdom -- 
       Summary -- 5 Recruitment and promotion in Japanese firms -
       - Overview -- A brief review of the literature -- 
       Recruitment and promotion: evidence from individual firm 
       ABO -- The firm -- The data -- The rank system -- 
       Recruitment -- Promotion policy -- Exits -- Econometric 
       analysis -- Firm growth and promotion policy -- Exits and 
       promotion -- Recruitment methods and promotion policy -- 
       Discussion -- Evidence from other firms -- A review of the
       evidence -- Firm BGH -- Firm IH -- Firm ABO -- Firm IKO --
       Discussion -- Summary -- 6 Product market competition and 
       internal labor markets -- Overview -- Inter-industry 
       variations in wages and product market markups -- Data and
       estimated markups -- Some inter-firm and industry 
       comparisons -- External and internal labor markets -- 
       Interactions with product market competition and firm 
       performance -- Discussion -- Summary -- Appendix The 
       estimation of the markups of prices over marginal costs --
       Part II Recent changes in wage and employment structures -
       - 7 Institutional changes in Japanese internal labor 
       markets -- Overview -- The early 1980s and the bubble 
       years -- Adjustment of the mandatory retirement age -- 
       Reforming hierarchies -- The bubble years and the 
       aftermath -- The effects of ageing and of slower growth --
       Institutional changes in the 1990s -- Multiple career 
       tracks -- Accelerated retirement and age limits for 
       managerial positions -- Restructuring compensation -- 
       Summary -- Appendix Case studies from the Rousei Jihou -- 
       Case studies -- Sony: introducing the company system -- 
       Panasonic (Matsushita): front-loading severance pay -- 
       Shin Nippon Steel: way behind, but moving -- 8 Changes in 
       the employment and wage structure of Japanese firms, 1976-
       1996 -- Overview -- Data and definitions -- Growth 
       deceleration 
505 8  Changes in relative wages and spans of control -- Changes 
       in promotion rates -- Summary -- Appendix -- 9 Changes in 
       Japanese earnings profiles -- Overview -- Previous 
       literature -- Data -- Pooled cross-sections -- Cohort data,
       1976-1996 -- Summary -- 10 The impact of growth and 
       business cycles on Japanese corporate hierarchies -- 
       Overview -- A model of internal labor markets, incentives,
       and growth -- Setup -- Growth of the firm and the 
       incentive structure -- Extension I: production efficiency 
       and promotion -- Extension II: cohort effects -- Empirical
       evidence -- Growth, relative wages, spans of control, and 
       promotion rates -- Cohort effects -- Relative wages and 
       business cycle fluctuations -- Descriptive analysis -- 
       Summary -- Appendix -- Proof of lemma 10.1 -- Proof of 
       lemma 10.2 -- Derivations of the results in table 10.1 -- 
       Effects of an increase in alpha, beta or µ -- Temporary 
       changes in quality and quantity of new recruits -- Epilog 
       -- References -- Author Index -- Subject Index 
520    Analyses the employment practices of individual firms in 
       Japan: wages, training, promotion, transfers and turnover 
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650  0 Labor market--Japan 
655  4 Electronic books 
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700 1  Ohkusa, Yasushi 
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