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Vulnerable employment
Journal Article
Gender and vulnerable employment in the developing world: Evidence from global microdata

This study investigates gender inequality in vulnerable employment: forms of employment typically featuring high precariousness, inadequate earnings, and lack of decent working conditions...

Vulnerable employment Gender gap Developing countries
Working Paper
Gender and vulnerable employment in the developing world: Evidence from global microdata

This paper investigates gender inequality in vulnerable employment: forms of employment typically featuring high precariousness, inadequate earnings, and lack of decent working conditions...

Vulnerable employment Gender gap Developing countries
Research Brief
Job duration in apartheid and post-apartheid South Africa

The two primary features of a job are its wage and how long it lasts. Today, there is an extensive literature on wages in the developing world thanks to the expansion of national household survey data...

Apartheid Labour market dynamics Job duration
Working Paper
Vulnerable employment of Egyptian, Jordanian, and Tunisian youth: Trends and determinants

Youths in the Middle East and North Africa face the highest unemployment rates in the world. Those who are employed are pushed to accept informal sector jobs that are insecure, unsafe, and lack non-wage benefits...

Vulnerable employment Informality Youth unemployment
Working Paper
Job spells in an emerging market: Evidence from apartheid and post-apartheid South Africa

Few studies exist on job duration in developing labour markets—an important omission both in our understanding of such markets and for the job duration literature, which is mainly based on developed-country case studies, which differ in structu...

Apartheid Labour market dynamics Job duration
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