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

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  • 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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  • Sharkh, Miriam Abu., 2008. "Are there optimal global configurations of labour market flexibility and security? : Tackling the "flexicurity" oxymoron," ILO Working Papers 994241473402676, International Labour Organization.
  • Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:994241473402676
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