Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/162366
Authors: 
Pouliakas, Konstantinos
Year of Publication: 
2017
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA World of Labor [ISSN:] 2054-9571 [Year:] 2017 [Issue:] 356
Abstract: 
Multiple job-holding, or “moonlighting,” is an important form of atypical employment in most economies. New forms of work, driven by digitalization, may enable its future growth. However, many misconceptions exist, including the belief that multiple job-holders are low-skilled workers who moonlight primarily for financial reasons, or that the practice increases during economic downturns. Recent literature highlights the significant links between moonlighting and job mobility. Multiple job-holding allows for the development of workers’ skills and spurs entrepreneurship.
Subjects: 
multiple job-holding
skills
careers
mobility
entrepreneurship
moonlighting
JEL: 
J01
J22
J24
J62
Persistent Identifier of the first edition: 
Document Type: 
Article

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