Alternative and part-time employment arrangements as a response to job loss

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Abstract

I examine the extent to which workers who lose jobs obtain work in alternative employment arrangements, including temporary work and independent contracting, and obtain voluntary or involuntary part-time work. I find that job losers are significantly more likely than nonlosers to be in both temporary jobs (including on-call work and contract work) and involuntarily part-time jobs. I also find evidence that temporary and involuntary part-time jobs are part of a transitional process subsequent to job loss leading to regular full-time employment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Labor Economics
Volume17
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Industrial relations
  • Economics and Econometrics

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