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Young people at work and the rise of precarious employment

Dr Lefteris Kretsos | 01 November 2011

Even prior to the recession, one of the main features of the european labour markets is the polarisation between good and bad jobs. Certain groups of the workforce, like young workers, are more inclined to get low skill-low paid jobs and to be integr ...

Creating a 'forced labour monitoring group'

Dr Sam Scott | 03 September 2012

The esrc ‘follow-on’ grant entitled ‘creating a forced labour monitoring group (flmg)’ follows-on from two reports by the principal investigator (dr sam scott) for the joseph rowntree foundation. These looked at ‘experie ...

Trade, worker dislocation and compensation

Miss Joana Silva | Economics | 01 June 2007

The social impact of globalisation, and in particular its labour market consequences, are controversial. Fears that this process implies increasing job losses and downward pressure on wages are widespread, often resulting in demands for import protec ...

Aid salary discrepancies and development workers' performance

Professor Stuart Carr | Area & Development Studies | 01 March 2007

A veritable elephant in the parlour of poverty reduction efforts is the salary gap that often exists between aid workers, whether national or expatriate, volunteer or expert, or among local personnel working for different agencies. This research aims ...

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