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Do financial constraints affect the composition of workers of a firm?

Breunig, Robert; Hourani, Diana; Bakhtiari, Sasan; Magnani, Elisabetta

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We study the relationship between financing constraints and the workforce composition of firms that employ both casual and non-casual workers. We use data on Australian firms from 2009-2014 and a more direct measure of firm financial constraint than previous studies. We show that the proportion of casual workers in firms grew over the time period being analysed. This was the case regardless of whether a firm was financially constrained or not. However, the magnitude of this change differed...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/227610
Source: Australian Journal of Labour Economics
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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