Half a Job

Bad and Good Part-Time Jobs in a Changing Labor Market

Chris Tilly
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240 pages
6 x 9

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Acknowledgments
1. Half a Job Is Not Enough
2. Why Has Part-Time Employment Continued to Grow?
3. Two Theoretical Frameworks
4. Good and Bad Part-Time Jobs
5. Implications of the Distinction Between Good and Bad Part-Time Jobs
6. How Businesses Set the Level of Part-Time Employment
7. Cycles and Trends
8. The Case for New Policies
Appendix: A Formal Model of the Cyclical Adjustment of Part-Time Employment in
Noncyclical Industries
Notes
References
Index

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