public sector

Publication date: 9 Oct 2019 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Dolton, P, Samek, L, She, P | JEL classification: J32, H55, J45 | Report to: Office of Manpower Economics
Over the last 10 years the relative value of public and private sector remuneration packages, including pensions, has changed markedly. This report reviews a comprehensive measure of Total Reward (TR) which includes not just pay, but pensions and other ‘benefits in kind’, evaluates it as the...
Publication date: 12 May 2017 | Publication type: Journal article/book/chapter | Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Bryson, A, Forth, J, Stokes, L | Journal: Human Resource Management Journal Vol. 27 Issue 4
Theory suggests that performance pay (PP) can align employees' interests with those of the employer and attract high‐ability workers and incentivise effort but that it may be less effective in the public sector. However, empirical evidence on its incidence and effects is largely confined to the...
Publication date: 20 Feb 2017 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Hudson-Sharp, N, Runge, J, Rolfe, H | Report to: Office of Manpower Economics
Commissioned by the Office of Manpower Economics, the purpose of this report was to better understand the use of agency staff in the UK public sector, particularly in health and education. The research aimed to outline and improve the evidence base, in order to understand the labour market for...
Publication date: 3 Aug 2016 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Macroeconomics | External authors: Dolton, P | JEL classification: J32, H55, J45 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 237 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
Radical changes have been implemented to pension schemes across the UK public sector from April 2015. This paper simulates how these changes will affect the lifetime pension and how the negotiated pension changes compare across six public sector schemes by level of education. Specifically, we...
Publication date: 12 May 2016 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity | External authors: Danzer, A, Dolton, P | JEL classification: J32, H55, J45 | NIESR discussion paper number: 457
Radical changes have been implemented to pension schemes across the UK public sector from April 2015. This paper simulates how these changes will affect the lifetime pension and how the negotiated pension changes compare across six public sector schemes by level of education. Specifically, we...