Alternative work arrangements and worker welfare (ALTWORK)
The aim of this project is to examine ongoing changes in alternative work arrangements in Norwegian working life since 1995. We will analyze the consequences for employee welfare and inequality, the effect of deregulation on work participation, wages and trade union membership, and the ongoing developments in the legal framework.
In the first part of the project, we will use linked register data and the Labor Force Survey (LFS) data as a new source to examine the development in alternative work arrangements over time and consequences for employees' pay and working conditions.
In the second part of the project, we will study the importance of labor market regulation for the use of alternative work arrangements - and the consequences of deregulation. We will examine whether changes in regulation have affected the proportion of workers with alternative work, and whether these changes have affected the degree of trade union and wage development in different parts of the income distribution.
In the third part, we will look at key aspects of the legal framework: the development of the concept of worker in EU law and the scope of fundamental human rights that can potentially provide protection to workers with alternative employment contracts.
Project Bank – The Research Council of Norway
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|Erling Barth Research Professor||Dr. polit.||+47 930 91 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Sara Cools Research Professor||PhD||+47 984 96 email@example.com|
|Trond Flaarønning PhD Fellow||Master||+47 479 04 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Maria Forthun Hoen Senior Research Fellow||PhD||+47 476 20 email@example.com|
|Marte Strøm Senior Research Fellow||PhD||+47 408 85 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Kjersti Misje Østbakken Research Director, Work and Welfare||PhD||+47 991 62 email@example.com|
|Simen Markussen (Frisch Centre)|
|Tarjei Bekkedal (UiO)|
|Christophe Hillion (UiO)|
|Kalle Moene (UiO)|
|Caroline Hall (IFAU)|