Has the Quality of Work Improved in the EU-15 between 1995 and 2005?
AbstractThis paper provides a mapping of quality of work and measures its evolution between 1995 and 2005 by using European Working Conditions Surveys. With a multilevel modelling, we assess the sensitivity of observed trends to "composition effects" and "country effects". Results suggest a decreasing trend in the quality of work: working conditions have deteriorated, while work has become more intense and less complex. In Germany and Italy all indicators have worsened while other European countries have more mixed results.
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Date of creation: 2013
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quality of work; quality of working life; working conditions; work intensity; work complexity; European comparison; multilevel modelling;
Other versions of this item:
- Nathalie Greenan & Ekaterina Kalugina & Emmanuelle Walkowiak, 2012. "Has the Quality of Work Improved in the EU-15 between 1995 and 2005 ?," Working Papers halshs-00856209, HAL.
- J81 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Standards - - - Working Conditions
- O52 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Europe
- L23 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Organization of Production
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2013-08-31 (All new papers)
- NEP-EUR-2013-08-31 (Microeconomic European Issues)
- NEP-HRM-2013-08-31 (Human Capital & Human Resource Management)
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