Volume 1: 400 pages / 6 x 9 / (ISBN 0-8213-2680-5) / Stock No. 12680 / $23.95 / Price code 023 Volume 2: 640 pages / 6 x 9 / (ISBN 0-8213-2681-3) / Stock No. 12681 / $33.95 / Price code 033 Examines the relationship between adjustment programs and labor markets. These volumes examine how labor markets can help adjustment programs succeed while reducing the hardships of adjustment for women and the poor. The first volume discusses how market distortions, wage systems, and short-run stabilization policies affect adjustment. It describes how a country's market flexibility is influenced by politics, organized labor, and gender- based labor allocations. Volume 2 provides country studies of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Malaysia, and Thailand. The dynamic relationship between each country's adjustment program and its labor market is evaluated in detail.Horton, Sue is the author of 'Labor Markets in an Era of Adjustment: Issues Papers, Vol. 1', published 1994 under ISBN 9780821326800 and ISBN 0821326805.