Non-standard Employment in the Nordics – toward precarious work?

Bidragets oversatte titel: Atypisk beskæftigelse i Norden - prekært arbejde?

Stine Rasmussen, Jouko Nätti, Trine Pernille Larsen, Anna Ilsøe, Anne Helene Garde

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Resumé

This article examines non-standard employment and precariousness in four Nordic countries (Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Norway). Drawing on data from the Labour Force Survey from 1995-2015, the article investigates and compares recent developments of non-standard employment in the countries and whether fixed-term contracts, temporary agency work, marginal part-time work and solo self-employment have precarious elements (income or job insecurity). We conclude that non-standard employment has remained rather stable in all four countries over time. However, although non-standard employment seems to be largely integrated in the Nordic labour markets, it still entails precarious elements in certain countries. Norway and Denmark stand out as less insecure labour markets, while Finland and Sweden have more precariousness associated with non-standard employment.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftNordic Journal of Working Life Studies
Vol/bind9
Udgave nummerS6
Sider (fra-til)7-32
Antal sider25
ISSN2245-0157
StatusUdgivet - 1 jun. 2019

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precariousness
Denmark
Finland
Norway
Sweden
labor market
term contract
part-time work
labor statistics
self-employment
Scandinavian and Nordic Countries
Contracts
Nonstandard employment
Nordic
Labour market
time
Institutional context
Integrated
Labor force
Self-employment

Emneord

  • Atypisk arbejde
  • prekært arbejde
  • tidsbegrænset arbejde
  • vikararbejde
  • solo-selvstændige
  • Marginal deltid
  • indkomstusikkerhed
  • jobusikkerhed
  • de nordiske arbejdsmarkeder

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Rasmussen, S., Nätti, J., Larsen, T. P., Ilsøe, A., & Garde, A. H. (2019). Non-standard Employment in the Nordics – toward precarious work? Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies, 9(S6), 7-32.
Rasmussen, Stine ; Nätti, Jouko ; Larsen, Trine Pernille ; Ilsøe, Anna ; Garde, Anne Helene. / Non-standard Employment in the Nordics – toward precarious work?. I: Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies. 2019 ; Bind 9, Nr. S6. s. 7-32.
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Rasmussen, S, Nätti, J, Larsen, TP, Ilsøe, A & Garde, AH 2019, 'Non-standard Employment in the Nordics – toward precarious work?', Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies, bind 9, nr. S6, s. 7-32.

Non-standard Employment in the Nordics – toward precarious work? / Rasmussen, Stine; Nätti, Jouko; Larsen, Trine Pernille; Ilsøe, Anna; Garde, Anne Helene.

I: Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies, Bind 9, Nr. S6, 01.06.2019, s. 7-32.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

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