On the Employment Effects of Part-Time Labor

A.G.C. van Lomwel, J.C. van Ours

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Abstract

The Netherlands experienced a major increase in the number of jobs over the past decade.We show that the spectacular growth of the number of part-time jobs was an important reason for employment growth and the related decline in unemployment.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationTilburg
PublisherMacroeconomics
Number of pages12
Volume2003-4
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Publication series

NameCentER Discussion Paper
Volume2003-4

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Keywords

  • parttime workers
  • employment
  • unemployment

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van Lomwel, A. G. C., & van Ours, J. C. (2003). On the Employment Effects of Part-Time Labor. (CentER Discussion Paper; Vol. 2003-4). Macroeconomics.