Transitions from Temporary to Permanent Work in Canada: Who Makes the Transition and Why?

  title={Transitions from Temporary to Permanent Work in Canada: Who Makes the Transition and Why?},
  author={Tony Fang and F. MacPhail},
  journal={Social Indicators Research},
  • Tony Fang, F. MacPhail
  • Published 2008
  • Economics
  • Social Indicators Research
  • The focus of this paper is on a microeconomic analysis of the annual transition rate from temporary to permanent work of individual workers in Canada for the period 1999–2004. Given that a large proportion of temporary employment is involuntary, an understanding of the factors associated with the transition to permanent work may inform public policy. Factors associated with the transition, namely, human capital, household structures and labour market segmentation are analyzed using data from… CONTINUE READING
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