ARE FIXED-TERM JOBS BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH?: A COMPARISON OF WEST-GERMANY AND SPAIN

@article{Gash2007AREFJ,
  title={ARE FIXED-TERM JOBS BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH?: A COMPARISON OF WEST-GERMANY AND SPAIN},
  author={Vanessa Gash and Antje Mertens and Laura Romeu Gordo},
  journal={European Societies},
  year={2007},
  volume={9},
  pages={429 - 458}
}
ABSTRACT In this paper we analyse the health effects of fixed-term contract status for men and women in West-Germany and Spain using panel data. This paper asks whether changes in the employment relationship, as a result of the liberalisation of employment law, have altered the positive health effects associated with employment (Jahoda 1982; Goldsmith et al. 1996). Using information on switches between unemployment and employment by contract type we analyze whether transitions to different… Expand
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