The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Primary and Secondary Labour Markets

  • Paul Ryan
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-349-95189-5_1617

Abstract

The primary/secondary distinction involves an application of the concept of economic dualism to the labour markets of advanced capitalist economies.

Keywords

Dual economies Duality Labour market discrimination Primary and secondary labour markets Productivity growth Segmentationism Uneven development Wage dispersion 

JEL Classifications

J42 
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