And even in the confused and contentious context of the new US President-elect as well as the EU’s post-Brexit deliberations, it is hard to argue otherwise. But, while having a job in the first place is clearly of paramount importance to people – and society at large –, there is also a more sophisticated issue […]
Agnès Parent-Thirion is Senior Programme Manager in the Working Conditions and Industrial Relations unit with responsibility for research projects on working conditions, in particular the European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS) – currently in its sixth wave – and the European Company Survey (ECS). Her research interests include working conditions, quality of work and employment, work organisation, gender and time. A graduate in economics and management of Paris IX Dauphine and Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne, Ms Parent-Thirion worked for a number of years at the European Commission before joining Eurofound.