English title: How important is security in the choice of employment? Evidence from European countries

Author(s): Frédéric Salladarré - Boubaker Hlaimi - François-Charles Wolff -

Language: English

Type: Journal article

Year: 2011

Abstract

Is job security important for workers when choosing a job? Using comparative data among 18 European countries, this paper investigates the influence of job security in the choice of employment. Our empirical analysis evidences significant cross-country differences in the importance attributed to job security, which is influenced by both individual and employment characteristics. When comparing the perceived job security and its importance in the choice of employment, we find that temporary workers are less sensitive to job security when choosing their job.

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Refereed: Yes

DOI: 10.1177/0143831X10387649

Journal: Economic and Industrial Democracy

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