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The issue of payment timing, by Thiago Scarelli

In a context where payment timing dictate the pace and choices of life, an issue arises: would you consider giving up part of your salary for immediate remuneration, rather than receive it in full later? Thiago Scarelli sheds light on the dilemmas that some workers face, between long-term financial security and immediate needs.

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Thiago Scarelli is a PhD student at the Paris School of Economics and at the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. He is an applied microeconomist working on the intersection of labor and development economics. His recent research focuses on understanding the factors that shape people’s careers and the impact of new technologies in the labor market.

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Illustrations: Samuel Chich

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