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Journal Article

Do temporary jobs help low-skilled workers? : surprising data from Detroit


Abstract: Because Detroit randomly assigns its welfare-to-work clients to different contractors ? some favoring temporary jobs, some not ? the researchers were able to uncover surprising data on whether temping helps the disadvantaged build careers.

Keywords: Temporary employees; Public welfare;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Part of Series: Communities and Banking

Publication Date: 2007

Issue: Fall

Pages: 6-8