Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations, Volume 13 by Bruce Kaufman, David Lewin

By Bruce Kaufman, David Lewin

Advances in business and exertions kin is a refereed examine quantity released every year or biannually. even if the sequence is designed to target commercial kin concerns, the editors welcome articles from students in diversified disciplines, reminiscent of economics, legislations, heritage, organizational habit, psychology, and sociology. The sequence welcomes manuscripts that could be a bit longer than is the case with so much journals, largely in order that authors can discover their respective themes extra deeply.

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Thus, FSA work may provide some of the least marketable members of the labor force with opportunities they would not otherwise have to be considered for regular employment. 48 CYNTHIA L. GRAMM AND JOHN F. SCHNELL Few studies examine the role of FSA work as transitional employment. Using matched CPS data (DWS and CAEAS), Farber (1999) estimates the extent to which “alternative employment arrangements” are responses to job loss. He finds that workers who lose their jobs are more likely subsequently to be employed in temporary or part-time work (involuntarily) than are non-losers and that such jobs are part of a transitional process back to full-time regular employment.

1992 In April, the Portuguese escudo joined the exchange rate mechanism with a broad margin of fluctuation, of 6%. In September, the pound sterling and Italian lira withdrew from the exchange rate mechanism. 25%). 1994 1 January saw the start of the second phase of the European Monetary Union. The European Monetary Institute (EMI) was set up as a forerunner of the European Central Bank (ECB). 1995 Austria joined the exchange rate mechanism at the start of the year. As a result of the weakness of the American dollar, in February and March many European currencies came under pressure from the German block.

Their base model (Model 1) augments a standard human capital equation by including indicator variables of four types of FSAs as right-hand-side variables: agency temporary, independent contractor, contract company employees, and on-call/daylabor. Their Model 2 adds a dummy variable for part-time status. Finally, their third model adds controls for major industry and occupational classifications. 11 A comparison of coefficients on the FSA variables in Belman and Golden’s (2000) Models 1 and 2 provides evidence that failing to isolate work schedule effects from FSA effects can bias the estimation of FSA effects: Controlling for part-time status increases the magnitude of the hourly earnings advantage of independent contractors.

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