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Informality and employment quality in Argentina : country case study on labour market segmentation

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  • Bertranou, Fabio.
  • Casanova, Luis.
  • Jiménez, Maribel.
  • Jiménez, Mónica.

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This working paper examines employment quality and labour market segmentation in Argentina. The labour market in the country is marked by heterogeneity; the rate of informal employment is high, though it diminished significantly during the 2003-2011 period.

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  • Bertranou, Fabio. & Casanova, Luis. & Jiménez, Maribel. & Jiménez, Mónica., 2014. "Informality and employment quality in Argentina : country case study on labour market segmentation," ILO Working Papers 994854223402676, International Labour Organization.
  • Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:994854223402676
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