Temporary Work in Coordinated Market Economies: Evidence from Front-Line Service Workplaces

@article{Shire2009TemporaryWI,
  title={Temporary Work in Coordinated Market Economies: Evidence from Front-Line Service Workplaces},
  author={Karen A Shire and Hannelore Mottweiler and Annika Sch{\"o}nauer and Mireia Valverde},
  journal={Industrial \& Labor Relations Review},
  year={2009},
  volume={62},
  pages={602 - 617}
}
The growing use of temporary contracts in Europe raises the question of whether long-term employment relations are eroding in coordinated market economies, where protective regulations are historically strong. This paper, using data from establishment-level surveys conducted in 2003–2005, examines the institutional and organizational factors that have shaped the extent of use of temporary contracts in call centers in six European countries: Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Spain, and Sweden… 

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