Introduction: European labour markets in times of crisis: A gender perspective
The crisis that began in 2008 has hit European countries diversely, causing economic and labour market disequilibria of more or less magnitude. As with past global crises, the current one has gendered implications. While women’s employment is said to have been preserved relative to men’s in the early stage of a recession, austerity plans implemented in several countries to limit public deficits and debts are deemed to affect female workers more deeply. How gendered are labour market changes in recession and austerity and how should cross-country differences be analysed?
|Date of creation:||Apr 2014|
|Publication status:||Published in debates and policies, 2014, pp.7-14|
|Contact details of provider:|| Web page: http://www.sciencespo.fr/|
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