The emergence of low-wage jobs in the Swedish labor market - A systematic review of the competing researchperspectives.
The aim of the project is to make a research review with a broader understanding of the phenomenon of low-wage work in Sweden and to capture the differences in theory, central concepts, method, and considerations ofthe Swedish labour market context prevailing in the current research. The project fills a knowledge gap bycontrasting the different perspectives, understandings and results that exist regarding the issue and identifying the needs for future research and targeted initiatives. Low-paid jobs is a highly debated area. Some believe that it is polarized by both low and well-paid jobs growingin number, others that Sweden is characterized by a reduction in low-paid/qualified jobs and the growth of thehigh-paid/qualified jobs - a so-called upgrading of the professional structure.