Drawing Lessons from the Boom of Temporary Jobs in Spain

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dc.contributor.author Dolado, Juan José
dc.contributor.author García-Serrano, Carlos
dc.contributor.author Jimeno, Juan F.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-02-02T12:54:29Z
dc.date.available 2009-02-02T12:54:29Z
dc.date.issued 2002-06
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation The Economic Journal, 2002, 112, 480, p. 270-295
dc.identifier.issn 1468-0297
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/3263
dc.description.abstract We review some lessons from the Spanish experience of using temporary employment contracts for regular jobs since 1984. The focus is on the role of fixed-term contracts with low severance pay, which have substituted for reform of employment protection legislation for permanent contracts. We consider the main findings about this reform on the Spanish labour market in the light of the main theoretical implications derived from models dealing with dual labour markets, and address why the incidence of temporary work has remained highly persistent, around 33% of salaried employment, in the 1990s, despite several reforms aimed at reducing it.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Blackwell
dc.rights © Royal Economic Society, Blackwell
dc.title Drawing Lessons from the Boom of Temporary Jobs in Spain
dc.type article
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dc.relation.publisherversion http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1468-0297.00048
dc.subject.eciencia Economía
dc.identifier.doi 10.1111/1468-0297.00048
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