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Are there optimal global configurations of labour market flexibility and security? : Tackling the "flexicurity" oxymoron

  • Sharkh, Miriam Abu
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    Analyses which types of labour market flexibility and security combinations - "flexicurity" - are advantageous and who benefits.

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    Paper provided by International Labour Organization in its series ILO Working Papers with number 424147.

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    Length: 41 pages
    Date of creation: 2008
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    Publication status: Published in Employment working paper series
    Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:424147
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