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INVOLUNTARY PART-TIME WORK

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Definition:
Involuntary part-time work comprises three groups: i) individuals who usually work full-time but who are working part-time because of economic slack; ii) individuals who usually work part-time but are working fewer hours in their part-time jobs because of economic slack; and iii) those working part-time because full-time work could not be found.

Source Publication:
The OECD Economic Outlook: Sources and Methods.

Cross References:
Part-time employees, number of - Eurostat
Part-time employment/work

Hyperlink:
http://www.oecd.org/eco/outlook/sources-and-methods.htm

Statistical Theme: Labour statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Friday, March 28, 2014