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La calidad del empleo en el Uruguay 1984-2003


  • Jorge Notaro

    () (Universidad de la República (Uruguay). Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y de Administración. Instituto de Economía)


This paper considers bad quality employments to those that have some limitation and need some kind of change. Reviews different approaches from Marx to the ILO definition of decent work, analyses the evolution of bad quality employment in Uruguay and proposes some policies to achieve a better situation.

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  • Jorge Notaro, 2005. "La calidad del empleo en el Uruguay 1984-2003," Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) 05-01, Instituto de Economía - IECON.
  • Handle: RePEc:ulr:wpaper:dt-01-05

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    1. Haughton, Dominique & Haughton, Jonathan, 1997. "Explaining Child Nutrition in Vietnam," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 45(3), pages 541-556, April.
    2. Todd Jewell & Patricia Triunfo & Rafael Aguirre, 2004. "Los Factores de Riesgo y el Peso al Nacer en el Uruguay," Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) 1304, Department of Economics - dECON.
    3. Sen, Amartya, 1979. "The Welfare Basis of Real Income Comparisons: A Survey," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 17(1), pages 1-45, March.
    4. Ravallion, Martin & Lokshin, Michael, 2003. "On the utility consistency of poverty lines," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3157, The World Bank.
    5. Todd Jewell & Patricia Triunfo & Rafael Aguirre, 2004. "Impacto de los cuidados Prenatales en el Peso al Nacer: El Caso del Uruguay," Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) 0704, Department of Economics - dECON.
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    employment quality; Uruguay;

    JEL classification:

    • J2 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor
    • J4 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets


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