Temporary Help Agencies and Occupational Mobility

@inproceedings{GarcaPrez2005TemporaryHA,
  title={Temporary Help Agencies and Occupational Mobility},
  author={Jos{\'e} Ignacio Garc{\'i}a-P{\'e}rez and Fernando Mu{\~n}oz-Bull{\'o}n},
  year={2005}
}
This paper analyses the effects of Temporary Help Agencies (THA) on occupational mobility by performing an empirical comparison of the job-to-job upgrading chances of agency and regular (non-agency) workers in Spain. We estimate a switching regression model to allow for self-selection into agency work because of, for instance, more motivated workers being more likely to search for jobs through a THA. We find evidence in favour of the existence of self-selection in all qualification groups… CONTINUE READING
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