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Recent Studies by M. Degraafzijl and Co-Authors Add New Data to Population Research Findings
March 18th, 2011
"Transitions from unemployment into temporary work are often succeeded by a transition from temporary into regular work. This paper investigates whether temporary work increases the transition rate to regular work," scientists in Netherlands report.
"We use longitudinal survey data of individuals to estimate a multi-state duration model, applying the 'timing of events' approach. The data contain multiple spells in labour market states at the individual level," wrote M. Degraafzijl and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "We analyse results using novel graphical representations, which unambiguously show that temporary jobs shorten the unemployment...
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Source: VerticalNews Economics (2011-03-18)