Overtime and short-time with fluctuating absenteeism and demand

Research, Preprint English OPEN
Regt Erik R. de;
(2005)
  • Publisher: METEOR, Maastricht University School of Business and Economics
  • Subject: labour economics ;

Even though overtime is a widely observed phenomenon, this paper argues against the view of overtime as a structural cost minimizing labour demand solution. A large part of the observed overtime can be explained by the volatility of demand and absenteeism.The paper''s m... View more
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