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Part-Time and Temporary Employment: A Gender Perspective

  • Tindara Addabbo
  • Donata Favaro
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Part of the AIEL Series in Labour Economics book series (AIEL)

Abstract

The focus in this chapter is on part-time and temporary work; we analyse these two different types of ‘non-standard’ work from a gender perspective.

Keywords

Hourly Wage Temporary Employment Trade Sector Wage Penalty Supervisory Role 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of Modena and Reggio EmiliaModenaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Economics M. FannoUniversity of PadovaPadovaItaly

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