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Impacts of transformations in production on the Brazilian labor structure

Grant number: 98/15131-1
Support type:Research Projects - Thematic Grants
Duration: June 01, 1999 - May 31, 2003
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Economics
Principal Investigator:Anita Kon
Grantee:Anita Kon
Home Institution: Programa de Estudos Pós-Graduados em Economia Política. Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


The research aims to examine the impacts of recent transformations in the occupational composition of Brazilian workers. These changes are a result, in one hand,of the new requirements demanded by the present productive and organizational processes, and in the other hand, of the economic conjuncture policies aiming to stabilization, which limit the opportunities of new jobs in the formal labor market, increasing the number of works in informal activities. The impacts of these transformations are showed by the composition and evolution of the occupational participations of workers in the several sectors and situations of labor contracts. Theoretical analysis and empirical evaluations of special tables from annual national researches of IBGE and of the Labor Department. (AU)