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Ciarán Nugent

Ciarán Nugent is a research intern at the Nevin Economic Research Institute. He is currently working on a number of projects relating to the Irish and European labour markets. Ciarán previously worked as a teaching assistant in Political Science in Trinity College Dublin and as a tutor in Economics in NUI Maynooth. He graduated with an MA in Economics and BA in International Politics from NUI Maynooth.

The growth of precarious work in the Republic of Ireland

Posted on May 18, 2017 by Ciarán Nugent

Precarious Work
The trend of rising non-standard employment across the developed world is by now, well established.  Full-time permanent positions as a proportion of employment are in decline as part-time and fixed-term contracts are rising. The growth of ‘precarious’ work (often used as a blanket-term for low-wage and/or insecure work) has been of growing concern to policymakers, academics and workers …

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