publication . Preprint . 2012

Effects of tourism development on temporality

Yolanda Pena-Boquete; Diana Pérez-Dacal;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
Abstract
Spain has the highest percentage of temporary workers in the European Union, and this problem is even more severe in the Tourism sector. In fact, tourism is well-known for being a source of low-skilled jobs, specifically for showing a higher percentage of fixed-term contracts. However, the tourism employment pattern is characterized by remarkable differences between Spanish regions. On the one hand, this could be related with the fact that each characteristic tourism industry provides a different percentage of its output to tourists, as it is shown in the Spanish Tourism Satellite Account. On the other hand, the relevance of tourism is also different for each Sp...
Subjects
free text keywords: Tourism, labour market, tourism specialization, temporary jobs, regional development., jel:J21, jel:L83

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