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New organizational practices and working conditions: evidence from France in the 1990s

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  • Askenazy, Philippe
  • Caroli, Eve
  • Marcus, Vincent

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We investigate the impact of new work practices on working conditions. We use a unique French dataset providing information on individual workers for year 1998. New Work practices which play a key role in the success of the new economy, include job rotation and the use of quality norms. Working conditions are captures by occupational injuries as well as for employees and jobs characteristics and correcting for sample section bias, workers involved in the new work practices still face working conditions that are significantly worse than those of non innovative workers.

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Paper provided by CEPREMAP in its series CEPREMAP Working Papers (Couverture Orange) with number 0106.

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Length: 52 pages
Date of creation: 2001
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Handle: RePEc:cpm:cepmap:0106

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  2. Thierry Debrand & Nicolas Sirven, 2009. "What are the Motivations of Pathways to Retirement in Europe: Individual, Familial, Professional Situation or Social Protection Systems?," Working Papers DT28, IRDES institut for research and information in health economics, revised Oct 2009.
  3. Didier Blanchet & Thierry Debrand, 2008. "The sooner, the better? Analyzing preferences for early retirement in European countries," Working Papers DT13, IRDES institut for research and information in health economics, revised Jul 2008.
  4. Marie-Claire Villeval, 2005. "Nouvelles conditions de travail : satisfaction ou résignation ?," Post-Print halshs-00157177, HAL.
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  6. Marcus, Vincent & Askenazy, Philippe & Caroli, Eve, 2002. "New organizational practices and working conditions: evidence from France in the 1990s," Economics Papers from University Paris Dauphine 123456789/10101, Paris Dauphine University.
  7. Ben Youssef, Adel & Dahmani, Mounir & Omrani, Nessrine, 2012. "Students' e-skills, organizational change and diversity of learning processs: Evidence from French universities in 2010," ZEW Discussion Papers 12-031, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
  8. Jed Devaro & Fidan Ana Kurtulus, 2011. "What types of organizations benefit from teams, and how do they benefit?," UMASS Amherst Economics Working Papers 2011-16, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Economics.

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