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March 1999, Vol. 122, No. 3
Part-time work and industry growth
Bruce C. Fallick
Economist at the Federal Reserve Board, Washington, DC.
From 1983 to 1993, faster growing U.S. industries tended to to be those that employed more part-time workers; because no such relationship was evident before 1980, it is doubtful that industry growth and part-time work are intrinsically related.
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