EXPLAINING THE SPREAD OF TEMPORARY JOBS AND ITS IMPACT ON LABOR TURNOVER

This article provides a simple model that explains the choice between permanent and temporary jobs. This model, which incorporates important features of actual employment protection legislations neglected by the economic literature so far, reproduces the main stylized facts about entries into perman...

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Volume: 57
Main Author: Pierre Cahuc
Olivier Charlot
Franck Malherbet
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: HOBOKEN Wiley Periodicals, Inc 01.05.2016
WILEY-BLACKWELL
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published in: International economic review (Philadelphia) Vol. 57; no. 2; pp. 533 - 571
ORCID: 0000-0003-2245-2369
Data of publication: 20160501
ISSN: 0020-6598
1468-2354
EISSN: 1468-2354
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: We thank the editor (Guido Menzio) and three anonymous referees for helpful comments and suggestions. We also thank Samuel Bentolila, Tito Boeri, Werner Eichhorst, Øivind Nilsen, Oskar Nordström Skans, José Ignacio García Pérez, Pedro Portugal, Kostas Tatsiramos, Bruno Van der Linden, and Frank Walsh for providing us with information about employment protection legislation and temporary jobs in different OECD countries. We thank Fabio Berton, Hervé Boulhol, Juan Dolado, Bruno Decreuse, Renato Faccini, Pietro Garibaldi, Juan Jimeno, Etienne Lehmann, Jean‐Baptiste Michau, Claudio Michelacci, Fabien Postel‐Vinay, Francesco Pappadà, Barbara Petrongolo, Jean‐Luc Prigent, Jose Silva, Eric Smith, and Hélène Turon for useful comments. We thank the Chaire Sécurisation des parcours professionnels and the Labex Ecodec for their support. Please address correspondence to: Pierre Cahuc, CREST‐LMA, 15 Boulevard Gabriel Péri, 92245 Malakoff Cedex, France. Phone: +33‐1411‐737‐17. Fax: +33‐1411‐760‐29. E‐mail
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