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Revisiting informality : evidence from employment characteristics and job satisfaction in Chile

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We use data from a unique, nationally representative survey to investigate the relationship between job satisfaction and employment characteristics in Chile. Consistent with the dualistic models, job protection appears to be a positive determinant of job satisfaction rather than a cost to be avoided by engaging in informal activities. Further, we find self-employed workers to be penalized by the lack of valuable workplace facilities, such as decent toilets and clean water. However, being s...

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University of Zurich
Research group:
Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
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Canadian International Development Agency More from this funder
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International Development Research Centre More from this funder
Publisher:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Publisher's website
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OPHI working paper
Publication date:
2010-01-01
ISSN:
2040-8188
Paper number:
41
ISBN:
9781907194252
Language:
English
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2014-12-02

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