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L'expérience française de réduction du temps de travail : moins d'emplois et plus d'inégalités


  • Pierre Cahuc


[fre] Cet article suggère, à la lumière des évaluations économiques des expé- riences de réduction du temps de travail, que les éléments relatifs à la réduction du temps de travail des dispositifs Robien et Aubry ont vraisemblablement des effets négatifs sur l'emploi. En outre, l'expérience française de réduction du temps de travail risque fort d'accroître les inégalités au profit de salariés bénéficiant d'emplois stables et aux dépens des travailleurs précaires. [eng] Departing from the economic evaluations of the reduction of working time policies, this paper suggests that the current french experience of working time reduction is likely to destroy jobs and to increase inequalities, at workers with fragile jobs expense and to the benefit of employees with stables jobs.

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  • Pierre Cahuc, 2001. "L'expérience française de réduction du temps de travail : moins d'emplois et plus d'inégalités," Revue Française d'Économie, Programme National Persée, vol. 15(3), pages 141-166.
  • Handle: RePEc:prs:rfreco:rfeco_0769-0479_2001_num_15_3_1499
    Note: DOI:10.3406/rfeco.2001.1499

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    1. Eric Confais & Gérard Cornilleau & Alain Gubian & Catherine Mathieu, 1993. "Croissance française à l'horizon 2000 : haut niveau de chômage ou réduction de la durée du travail ?," Revue de l'OFCE, Programme National Persée, vol. 44(1), pages 109-154.
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    1. Matthieu Bunel, 2005. "Les performances des entreprises selon leur situation à l'égard des 35 heures," Reflets et perspectives de la vie économique, De Boeck Université, vol. 0(2), pages 11-23.
    2. Askenazy, Philippe, 2008. "A Primer on the 35-Hour in France, 1997–2007," IZA Discussion Papers 3402, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    3. Jean Pisani-Ferry, 2003. "The Surprising French Employment Performance: What Lessons?," CESifo Working Paper Series 1078, CESifo Group Munich.

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