Key issues

Spanish exports: the increasing challenge of dominating overseas markets


From lettuce to cars (part II): the complexity of exports influences the quality of employment

• What a country or region produces is an indication of its productive capacities and is intimately linked to the characteristics of the labour market. • In this article, we show that workers employed in more complex sectors are less likely to have a temporary contract. • This is particularly relevant for workers with a lower level of education, suggesting that these individuals benefit the most from a shift in productive specialisation towards more complex goods. In a previous article , 1 we showed that there are major differences between...

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