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Publication date: 24 Jul 2019 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | External authors: Martin, J | JEL classification: E22, J24, O34, M53 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 249 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
Only half of investment by firms is in physical capital, such as buildings and machinery. The other half is in intangible assets, such as branding, software and training. This has been true for the past two decades or more in the UK, but only if you step beyond the measures in the National Accounts...
Publication date: 31 Oct 2018 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Dolton, P | JEL classification: J0, J3, J5, J6 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 246 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
This article takes a short personal ‘helicopter ride’ over the main policy issues in the UK labour market, putting them into the context of the developments which have taken place in applied econometrics. We overview NIESR’s role in the study of labour economics in postwar Britain and review some...
Publication date: 31 Jan 2011 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity, Employment & Social policy | Authors: Bryson, A | External authors: Bockerman, P. and Ilmakunnas, P. | JEL classification: J24; J31; J33; M12; M50; M52; M53; M54 | NIESR discussion paper number: 376
Using nationally representative survey data for Finnish employees linked to register data on their wages and work histories we find wage effects of high involvement management (HIM) practices are generally positive and significant. However, employees with better wage and work histories are more...