Atypical Work and Employment Continuity

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Addison, John T. ; Surfield, Christopher J. (2009)
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Subject: USA | Atypical work | J60 | J63 | Erwerbsverlauf | J40 | inactivity | M50 | open-ended work | Ungeschützte Beschäftigung | Arbeitsplatzsicherung | Arbeitsverhältnis | unemployment | Arbeitslosigkeit | employment continuity | employment continuity, open-ended work, atypical work, unemployment, inactivity
    • jel: jel:J60 | jel:M50 | jel:J63 | jel:J40
      ddc: ddc:330

Atypical employment arrangements such as agency temporary work and contracting have long been criticized as offering more precarious and unstable work than regular employment. Using data from two datasets – the CAEAS and the NLSY79 – we determine whether workers who tak... View more
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