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Workaway: The Human Costs of Europe's Common Labour Market

Jonathon W. Moses


The drive to create a common labour market in Europe has proceeded with little thought given to the particular needs of labour. After all, a large (geographic) market benefits investors and consumers more than workers, ceteris paribus, as it is costly for workers to move great distance. This book examines the process of market integration in Europe to show how it has undermined the power and influence of European workers, and results in a market that generates significant human costs. In the absence of tools for stabilizing local labour markets, European workers now bear the main burden of eco ... More

Keywords: Migration, EU, Optimum Currency Area, Labour power, Migration, Justice

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781529211016
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529211016.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jonathon W. Moses, author
Norwegian University of Science and Technology