Are the working poor men or women? Gender inequality in the labor market in Europe

Journal title SOCIOLOGIA E RICERCA SOCIALE
Author/s Marianna Filandri, Emanuela Struffolino
Publishing Year 2019 Issue 2018/117 Language Italian
Pages 19 P. 67-85 File size 310 KB
DOI 10.3280/SR2018-117004
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This article offers a comparative analysis of gender inequality within the working poor population, across 31 European countries. Our results show that women’s disadvantage in the probability of being working poor is higher in countries where they are employed to a greater extent. Labor market characteristics and work-family conciliation policies connected directly to women’s participation are discussed as salient factors.

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Marianna Filandri, Emanuela Struffolino, Lavoratori o lavoratrici povere? Disuguaglianze di genere nel mercato del lavoro in Europa in "SOCIOLOGIA E RICERCA SOCIALE " 117/2018, pp 67-85, DOI: 10.3280/SR2018-117004