The Costs of a Career in Minutes and Morbidity

  • Michael Rose
Part of the The Future of Work Series book series (TFW)


A career pursuit pattern in employment attitudes and behaviour is identifiable both at the aggregate level and that of the individual worker. The following examination first establishes the principal features of this pattern. It will then be shown that people with a career pursuit orientation to the labour market are likely to work significantly longer hours, especially if they are women. The consequences for individual well-being will then be examined.


Female Employee British Household Panel Survey Career Pursuit Commitment Group Career Commitment 
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  • Michael Rose

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