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Employment and labour markets : some issues for the new millennium

Abstract:

The deteriorating labour market position of low-skilled workers challenges economic efficiency and social equity. Four aspects are examined: joblessness among the low-skilled; the prevalence of low pay among women; persistence in low pay; and the overlap between low pay and household poverty. It concludes that the labour market institutions of "social Europe" are effective in reducing the disadvantage of vulnerable groups, although they have protected women less effectively than men. Educatio...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Author's original

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10.1108/01437720010335941

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Hilda's College
Department:
Oxford, Social Sciences, Economics
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Manpower Journal website
Volume:
21
Issue:
3-4
Pages:
160-176
Publication date:
2000
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URN:
uuid:daa878f5-57fc-4b68-a6b1-5303d33e75e0
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:10783

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