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Flexicurity as a moderator of the relationship between job insecurity and psychological well-being

Brendan Burchell.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Labour Standards: National and International; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 6348 words.

Flexicurity has been heralded as the solution to simultaneously maintain the well-being of employees through employment security while allowing employers to benefit from flexibility. This...

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Job quality and the economics of New Labour: a critical appraisal using subjective survey data

Andrew Brown, Andy Charlwood, Chris Forde and David Spencer.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour Standards: National and International; Demand and Supply of Labour; Welfare and Poverty; Economic Methodology. 11472 words.

This paper assesses the record on job quality during the early term of office of the New Labour government by interpreting, from a political economy perspective, changes in a variety of...

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Race, Poverty and Deprivation in South Africa

Carlos Gradín.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Demographic Economics; Labour Discrimination; Microeconomics; Economic Development; Welfare Economics; Labour Standards: National and International. 15277 words.

The aim of this paper was to explain why poverty and material deprivation in South Africa are significantly higher among those of African descent than among whites. To do so, we estimate...