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Dual Labor Markets

  • By: Arne L. Kalleberg
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

The concept of dual labor markets refers to the division of the economy into two basic segments that operate according to different principles, with little mobility between them. The primary segment consists of good jobs that pay relatively high wages and ...

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