Employment structure

20 Απρίλιος 2020

The employment structure reflects the change in employment across occupations and sectors, using various proxies of job quality.Read more

The employment structure reflects the change in employment across occupations and sectors, using various proxies of job quality. The current debate about shifts in the employment structure is focused on the extent to which observed patterns of job polarisation and upgrading have contributed to wage inequality trends and on Europe's shrinking middle class. Eurofound’s European Jobs Monitor analyses shifts in the employment structure in the EU.

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Labour market change: Trends and policy approaches towards flexibilisation

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Core employment (%), by age, 2018

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Publications & data

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The sections below provide access to a range of publications, data and ongoing work on this topic. 

  • Publications (107)
  • Ongoing work (2)

Eurofound publications come in a variety of formats, including reports, policy briefs, blogs, articles and presentations. 

Wage and task profiles of employment in Europe in 2030

Publication 17 Δεκέμβριος 2018

Are blue-collar jobs turning white?

Ιστολόγιο 27 Σεπτέμβριος 2018

The tide is rising, are all boats lifting?

News 3 Ιούλιος 2018

Labour mobility in Europe during the Great Recession

Ιστολόγιο 3 Αύγουστος 2017

Europe’s shrinking middle class

Ιστολόγιο 23 Ιούνιος 2017

EU income inequality and the Great Recession

Ιστολόγιο 21 Μάρτιος 2017

Ongoing work

Research continues in this topic on a variety of themes, which are outlined below with links to forthcoming titles.