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Low-wage employment in Europe

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Published by Acco in Leuven .
Written in English


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StatementIve Marx & Wiemer Salverda (eds.).
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LC ClassificationsHD
The Physical Object
Pagination190 p. :
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20763169M
ISBN 109033456192

Low wage jobs have been a big part of the so-called recovery. What they also signify is a more troublesome trend that continues to eat away at the middle class in this country. I’ve noted that the per capita average income for Americans is $25, and many seem to be shocked when they hear how low this figure is. A recent presentation only reinforces this figure by discussing the number of. Abstract. Although the low-wage employment sector has enlarged over the past 20 years in the context of pronounced flexibility in restructured labor markets, gender differences in low-wage employment have declined in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

  Professors Card and Krueger reported the surprising result that employment trends in the two areas did not significantly differ. In subsequent research, including a book, “ Myth and Measurement,” they provided additional support for their assertion that minimum wage laws have benefited low-wage workers.   Buoyed by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Mexico in the s was the bustling factory floor of the Americas. But since , as China rose to assume that role, more than , Mexicans have lost assembly jobs, hundreds of factories have closed their doors, and Mexico's trade deficit with China has grown to more than $5 billion.

M. Fernandez, A. Meixide, B. Nolan and H. Simon (), Low-wage Employment in Europe, PIEP Working paper En ligne A. Golan, J. Lane and E. McEntarfer (), The Dynamics of Worker Reallocation within and across Industries, Economica, 74, European Low-wage Employment Research network This text was originally published as a chapter of Stephen Bazen, Mary Gregory and Wiemer Salverda, eds Low-Wage Employment in Europe Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, This and other chapters and an overview of further publications can be found at.


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Low-wage employment in Europe Download PDF EPUB FB2

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Papers presented at a conference on Problems of low-wage employment, at the Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV.

Minimum Wage Increases, Wages, and Low-Wage Employment: Evidence from Seattle Ekaterina Jardim, Mark C. Long, Robert Plotnick, Emma van Inwegen, Jacob Vigdor, and Hilary Wething NBER Working Paper No.

JuneRevised October JEL No. H7,J2,J3 ABSTRACTFile Size: 2MB. Using German SOEP data, –this study analyzes state dependence in low-wage employment of western German women, where we distinguish between full-time and part-time : Claus Schnabel.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "In association with the European Low-wage Employment Research Network (LoWER)"--Data sheet. Low-Wage Employment in Europe. Edited by Stephen Bazen (), Mary Gregory and Wiemer Salverda.

in Books from Edward Elgar Publishing. Abstract: Do low wages help to reduce unemployment and increase competitiveness in world markets.

Is minimum wage legislation and collective bargaining harmful to the efficient working of any economy?Cited by: Palacio J. and Simon H. () ‘Dispersión, salarial entre establecimientos y desigvaldad salarial’, Revista de Economia Aplicade 47– Low-wage Employment and Mobility in.

The Struggles of Low-Wage Work 1 Millions of workers have jobs with low pay, shifting schedules, few if any benefits, and limited opportunities for advancement or career growth. Women and people of color are particularly likely to have low-wage jobs.

Despite employment gains since the Great Recession, wages have remained low. Despite higher rates of turnover in low-wage jobs, for the most recent data available, approximately 50 percent of low-wage workers remained in low-wage jobs over a five year period, and an additional percentage as high as 23 percent dropped out of the workforce entirely.

50 And for those workers seeking employment with higher pay, periods of. Low-Wage Work in France examines both the benefits and drawbacks of this politically inspired system of worker protection.

France’s high minimum wage, which is indexed not only to inflation but also to the average increase in employee wages, plays a critical role in limiting the development of low-paid work. In this study, we review the patterns of low pay in Europe.

We first describe the evolution of aggregate low-wage employment and the incidence of low pay among several groups of workers, then we look at the compositional changes that occurred in recent decades.

Given the prevalence of wage regulation and collective bargaining in most European countries, we also analyse the role of labour. Growth of low-wage, low-skilled jobs throughout Europe in need of solution Wednesday, 15 January, Among the social and economic shifts challenging Europe is the growth of low-wage, low-skilled jobs filled by workers who face undesirable working conditions and uncertain future prospects.

Low Wage Work in Germany examines both the federal policies and changing economic conditions that have driven this increase in low-wage work. The new "mini-job" reflects the federal government's attempt to make certain low-paying jobs attractive to both employers and : Paperback.

Downloadable. Low-wage employment has become an important feature of the labor market and a controversial topic for debate in many countries. How to interpret the prominence of low-paid jobs and whether they are beneficial to workers or society is currently an open question.

The answer depends on whether low-paid jobs are largely transitory and serve as stepping stones to higher-paid. America's job problem: Low-wage work is growing fastest. By Aimee Picchi August 4, / AM / MoneyWatch Minimum wage.

America. Downloadable. The issue of low-wage workers has received increased interest during last decades in many European countries. In this paper I analyse the patterns of low-wage employment in the Spanish labour market. Using a sample of Spanish workers extracted from the European Community Household Panel for the periodI first analyse the earnings distribution as a whole, looking at the.

The review of the empirical evidence shows that Western Europe has strong legislation both on employment protection (relating to the legal framework governing hiring and firing) and other aspects of the labor market (from working time to fixed-term contracts and minimum wages).

Low-Wage Work in the Netherlands narrows in on the causes and consequences of this new development. The authors find that the increase in low-wage work can be partly attributed to a steep rise in the number of part-time jobs and non-standard work.

Low-Wage Work in the Netherlands narrows in on the causes and consequences of this new development. The authors find that the increase in low-wage work can be partly attributed to a steep rise in the number of part-time jobs and non-standard work Format: Paperback.

Policy Measures for Low-Wage Employment in Europe. Edited by Wiemer Salverda, Claudio Lucifora and Brian Nolan (). in Books from Edward Elgar Publishing.

Abstract: Policy Measures for Low-Wage Employment in Europe is a focused and up-to-date set of studies highlighting several important new findings. The book considers in-depth policy measures in the areas of taxation, benefits and employer. Low Wage Employment in Europe 1. Introduction The analysis of the structure of wages and wage inequality has been receiving increased attention in recent years.

This is both because wage inequality may affect the efficiency of the labour market, and because it has a bearing on problems related with. For some jobs, such as room cleaners in hotels, stronger labor relations systems in Europe have not had much impact on the quality of work. Low-Wage Work in the Wealthy World offers an analysis of low-wage work in Europe and the United States based on concrete, detailed, and systematic contrasts.

If the current economic stagnation is indeed caused by the lack of demand due to low wage growth and high unemployment, policymakers must start by addressing unemployment in order to boost economic growth.

After the economy returns to full employment, then wages will .During a three-and-one-half-year period after job start, most workers held medium-wage jobs at some point. However, many also returned to the low-wage labor market. Low-wage workers were employed about 80 percent of the time.

Altogether, low-wage workers spent about twice as much time in low-wage than higher-wage (that is, medium- or high-wage.