Livanos, Ilias and Zangelidis, Alexandros (2008): Multiple-Job Holding Among Male Workers in Greece.
Download (284Kb) | Preview
This paper studies the incidence of multiple job-holding in Greece and contributes to the literature by examining its determinants, its variance across different regions and the effect of the business cycle on its occurrence. The empirical analysis highlights the importance of both pecuniary and non-pecuniary motives behind multiple job-holding, and reveals significant variations in its incidence across regions, with areas that have a large primary sector having higher multiple job-holding rates. Finally, multiple job-holding is found to be pro-cyclical, with the probability of holding a second job estimated to increase during economic expansions.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Multiple-Job Holding Among Male Workers in Greece.|
|Keywords:||Multiple-job holding; Greece; regions; business cycle|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Demand and Supply of Labor > J22 - Time Allocation and Labor Supply
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R2 - Household Analysis > R23 - Regional Migration; Regional Labor Markets; Population; Neighborhood Characteristics
|Depositing User:||Alexandros Zangelidis|
|Date Deposited:||01. Sep 2009 17:15|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 00:14|
AMUEDO-DORANTES and KIMMEL (2005) Moonlighting behaviour over the business cycle, IZA Discussion Paper, No. 1671.
AVERETT, S. (2001) Moonlighting: Multiple motives and gender differences, Applied Economics, 33(11): 1341-1410.
BALDWIN-EDWARDS and SAFILIOS-ROTHSCHILD (1999) Immigration and unemployment in Greece: perceptions and realities, South European Society and Politics, 4,3, 206-221.
BELL, D.N.F., R.A. HART, and R.E. WRIGHT (1997) Multiple job-holding as a ‘hedge’ against unemployment, CEPR discussion paper series No. 1626. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.
BÖHEIM, R., and M.P. TAYLOR (2004) And in the evening she’s a singer with the band – Second jobs, plight or pleasure?, IZA Discussion Paper No. 1081.
BRIDDS, V.M.(1986) Rural labor markets: the role of government, In: KILLIAN, M.S., BLOOMQUIST, L.E., PENDLETON, S. MCGRANAHAN, D.A. (Eds) Symposium on Rural Labor Markets Research Issues. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economics Research Service, Agriculture and Rural Economics Divisions, ERS Staff Report No. AGE860721, Washington DC, pp. 160-185.
CONWAY, K., and J. KIMMEL (1998) Male labor supply estimates and the decision to moonlight’, Labour Economics, 5: 135-166.
DAOULI, J.J. and M. DEMOUSSIS (1995) Trabajo fuera de las explotaciones en la agricultura Griega:Una aplicacion empirica , Investigation Agraria, Economia, 10, 1, 77-89.
DELL’ ANNO R., GOMEZ-ANTONIO M. and A. PARDO (2007) The shadow economy in three Mediterranean countries, France, Spain and Greece, A MIMIC approach, Empirical Economics, 33, 51-84.
DICKEY and THEODOSSIOU (2006) Who has two jobs and why? Evidence from rural coastal communities in west Scotland, Agricultural Economics, 34, 291-301
EUROFOUND (2007) Undeclared Employment: Greece, http://www.eurofound.europa.eu
EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES (2003) The European Union Labour Force Survey: Methods and Definitions-2001, European Commission, Luxembourg.
EUROSTAT (2006) Labour Force Survey Anonymised Data Sets. European Commission, Directorate F: Social Statistics and Information Society, Brussels.
GREEN, A. (1997) Exclusion, unemployment and non-employment, Regional Studies, 31, 5, 505-520.
GUTHRIE, H.W. (1969) Teachers in the moonlight, Monthly Labour Review, 92: 28–31.
HAMEL, H.R.. (1967) Moonlighting – An economic phenomenon, Monthly Labour Review, 90: 17–22.
HODGE, I., DUNN, J., MONK, S. and M. FITZGERALD (2002) Barriers to participation in residual rural labour markets. Work, Employment and Society, 16, 3, 457-476.
KANELLOPOULOS (1992) The Underground economy in Greece: what official data show, Discussion paper 4, Centre for Planning and Economic Research (KEPE), Athens.
KANTAS and VASSILAKI (1997) Burnout in Greek teachers: Main findings and valididy of the Maslach Burnout Inventory, Work & Stress, 11, 1, 84-100.
KIMMEL, J., and K.S. CONWAY (2001) Who moonlights and why? Evidence from the SIPP, Industrial Relations, 40: 89-120.
KRISHNAN, P. (1990) The economics of moonlighting: A double self-selection model, Review of Economics and Statistics, 72: 361-7.
LAZARIDES, G. and K. ROMANISZYN (1998) Albanian and Polish undocumented workers in Greece: A comparative analysis, Journal of European Social Policy, 8,5, 5-22.
LEVITAN, L. and S. FELDMAN (1991) For love or money: Nonmonetary economic arrangements among rural households in central New York, Research in Rural Sociology and Development, 5, 149-172.
LIANOS TH., A. SARRIS and L. KATSELI. (1996) Illegal immigration and local labour markets: The case of Northern Greece, International Migrations XXXIX/3, 449-84.
LIVANOS, I. (forthcoming) The wage-local unemployment relationship in a highly regulated labour market: Greece, Regional Studies
MICHELIS L., PAPADOPOULOS A. and. PAPANIKOS G. (2004) Regional convergence in Greece in the 1980’s: an econometric investigation, Applied Economics 26, pp. 881-888.
MILLER, S.M. (1987) The pursuit of informal economies, Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 493, 26-35.
MONK S. and I. HODGE (1995) Labor markets and employment opportunities in rural Britain, Sociologia Ruralies 25, 2, 153-172.
OECD (2005) Economic Survey of Greece, OECD, Paris.
PARTRIDGE M. (2002) Moonlighting in a high growth economy: Evidence from U.S. State Level Data, Growth and Chance, 33,4, 424-452.
PAXSON, C., and N. SICHERMAN (1996) The dynamics of dual job holding and job mobility, Journal of Labor Economics, 14: 357–393.
PUGA, D. (2002) European regional policies in light of recent location theories, European Journal of Economic Geography, 2, 373-406.
SHISHKO, R., and B. ROSTKER (1976) The economics of multiple job holding, American Economic Review, 66: 298–308.
SIRIOPOULOS C. and ASTERIOU D. (1998) Testing for convergence across the Greek regions, Regional Studies 32, 6, pp. 537-546.
TSIONAS E. (2002) Another look at regional convergence in Greece, Regional Studies 35, 6, pp. 603-609.