Monday, October 10, 2011

[IWS] Dublin Foundation: QUINTILE CHARTS: Shifts in the job structure in Europe during the Great Recession: Annex 8: Quintile charts [10 October 2011]

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Shifts in the job structure in Europe during the Great Recession: Annex 8: Quintile charts [10 October 2011]


[full-text, 21 pages]



Hurley, John; Storrie, Donald; Jungblut, Jean-Marie


This report describes the impact of the ‘great recession’ on employment and the job structure in the EU27. It finds that despite a net loss of over five million jobs between 2008–2010, employment continued to grow in top-paying jobs, largely in knowledge-intensive services and business services. Meanwhile, sharp losses in medium-paying jobs in construction and manufacturing led to a shrinking of employment in the middle of the wage spectrum.
Read the full report and the executive summary.


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