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The plight of older workers: labour market experience after plant closure in the swiss manufacturing sector

By: Baumann, Isabel.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Life course research and social policies (Vol.5). Publisher: Switzerland Springer Open 2016Description: xx, 195 p.ISBN: 9783319397528.Subject(s): Social sciences | Economics - Sociological aspects | Labor economics | Manufacturing industries - Employees | Unemployment - Psychological aspects | Older people - EmploymentDDC classification: 306.3 Summary: This open access book examines the economic, social, and psychological consequences of manufacturing plant closure at the individual level. Using an original data set of over 1,200 workers from Switzerland who lost their manufacturing jobs after the financial crisis of 2008, the author analyzes the determinants of reemployment, the sector of reemployment, and the change in wages over a two year period. http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319397528
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Table of Contents:


1. The debate about the consequences of job displacement.
2. A tailor-made plant closure survey.
3. Reemployment or unemployment.
4. Early retirement and exit from the labor force.
5. Job search strategies and unemployment duration.
6. Sectors and occupations of the new jobs.
7. Wages.
8. Job quality.
9. Linked lives and well-being.
Conclusion.




This open access book examines the economic, social, and psychological consequences of manufacturing plant closure at the individual level. Using an original data set of over 1,200 workers from Switzerland who lost their manufacturing jobs after the financial crisis of 2008, the author analyzes the determinants of reemployment, the sector of reemployment, and the change in wages over a two year period.


http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319397528

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