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Revisiting informality : evidence from employment characteristics and job satisfaction in Chile

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OPHI working paper no. 41
Abstract:

We use data from a unique, nationally representative survey to investigate the relationship between job satisfaction and employment characteristics in Chile. Consistent with the dualistic models, job protection appears to be a positive determinant of job satisfaction rather than a cost to be avoided by engaging in informal activities. Further, we find self-employed workers to be penalized by the lack of valuable workplace facilities, such as decent toilets and clean water. However, being s...

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University of Zurich
Research group:
Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
International Development Research Centre More from this funder
Canadian International Development Agency More from this funder
Department for International Development More from this funder
Publisher:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Publisher's website
Publication date:
2010
ISSN:
2040-8188
URN:
uuid:63291653-5c2f-4157-81bf-2eeaa06f0c2a
Local pid:
ora:9451
ISBN:
978-1-907194-25-2

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