Is there an Integrative Function of Atypical Employment?
Type Research Project
- Oesterreichische Nationalbank (Jubiläumsfonds)
Duration Jan. 1, 2005 - Dec. 31, 2007
- Economics 9/Employment Theory and Policy AE (Former organization)
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- Famira-Mühlberger, Ulrike (Former researcher)
This project explores the dynamics of flexible work arrangements and investigates whether or not flexible work may be a tool to integrate individuals into the labour market. Our main research questions are the following: Does flexible work enhance the chances of regular work in the medium-term? Do workers in flexible contracts suffer wage penalties after switching to regular employment?
We look at labour market transitions and medium-term wage penalties of part-time and marginal workers as well temporary and agency workers, comparing four different European countries (Austria, Germany, Italy and the UK). In contrast to most research output in this area, we go beyond a short-term, cross-sectional analysis, providing a comparative and dynamic view of the consequences of flexible work for employees.
- University of Linz - Austria
|2007||Mühlberger, Ulrike. 2007. Hierarchical Forms of Outsourcing and the Creation of Dependency. Organization Studies 28 (5): 709-727.||(Details)|
|2006||Mühlberger, Ulrike. 2006. The Organizational Governance of Work Relationships between Employment and Self-Employment. Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, Trier, Deutschland, June 30July 2.||(Details)|
|Mühlberger, Ulrike. 2006. Dependent Forms of Self-employment in the UK. Identifying Workers on the Border between Employment and Self-employment. European Society for Population Economics, Verona, Italien, June 22-24.||(Details)|
|2006||Mühlberger, Ulrike, Pasqua, Silvia. 2006. The Continuous Collaborators in Italy. Hybrids between Employment and Self-employment. CHILD Working Paper 10/2006.||(Details)|
|Mühlberger, Ulrike, Pasqua, Silvia. 2006. Workers on the Border between Employment and Self-employment. ICER Working Paper 11/2006.||(Details)|
|Böheim, René, Mühlberger, Ulrike. 2006. Dependent Forms of Self-employment in the UK. Identifying Workers on the Border between Employment and Self-employment, IZA Discussion Paper No. 1963.||(Details)|