TU United Kingdom THE WELFARE EFFECTS OF INVOLUNTARY PART-TIME WORK

@inproceedings{BorowczykMartins2016TUUK,
  title={TU United Kingdom THE WELFARE EFFECTS OF INVOLUNTARY PART-TIME WORK},
  author={Daniel Borowczyk-Martins and Etienne Lal{\'e}},
  year={2016}
}
  • Daniel Borowczyk-Martins, Etienne Lalé
  • Published 2016
Employed individuals in the U.S. are increasingly more likely to work part-time involuntarily than to be unemployed. Spells of involuntary part-time work are different from unemployment spells: a full-time worker who takes on a part-time job suffers an earnings loss while remaining employed, and is unlikely to receive income compensation from publicly provided insurance programs. We analyze these differences through the lens of an incomplete-market, job-search model featuring unemployment risk… CONTINUE READING
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