Inequality and Non-Standard Work
Labour market gaps between "typical" and "atypical" jobs affect income inequality
🔘 To which extent are labour market inequalities driven by gaps between “typical” and “atypical” non-standard forms of employment?
🔘 Do non-standard jobs pay less and are of poorer quality?
🔘 To what extent are non-standard jobs "stepping stones" to improved labour market prospects, or rather "traps"?
🔘 How do non-standard work patterns affect household earnings and income inequality?
In this lecture, Ana Llena-Nozal discusses the implications of developments in the labour market in terms of non-standard work on individual earnings and household income inequality. It documents how non-standard work affects the distribution of jobs and wages and discusses whether non-standard jobs are stepping-stones or not.
The presentation also shows that non-standard workers living alone or with other non-standard workers suffer from higher chances of low income and poverty. In addition, it examines work incentive and adequacy effects of tax and benefit rules.