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Title: Can Low-Productivity Jobs Be Decent?
Author(s): SWEENEY, J.
Journal: Ethische Perspectieven
Volume: 5 Issue: 1 Date: April 1995
In this paper I explore the options that are currently open to, or being proposed for, the least skilled in the European Union's workforce. It is a part of a doctoral project at the Center for Economics and Ethics on the Issue of long-term unemployment. In more detail, he is examining the relative merits of income transfers on their own (a guaranteed minimum income), different types of sheltered employment (the social economy, a new tier to the public sector), and wage subsidies in the open economy, for mow-productivity workers as paths to social justice and economic efficiency.