Employment structure

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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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Publications & data

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

  • Publications (108)
  • Ongoing work (2)

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

Ongoing work

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