wages, pay determination, industrial relations

Publication date: 18 Aug 2008 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Forth, J | External authors: Bryson, A. | JEL classification: J31, J33, J38, J42, J45, J52, J71
This review focuses on pay variance across workers, employers and across time and illustrates how theories of pay determination can shed light on this variance. We discuss the limitations of the orthodox economic approach to pay setting and emphasise the importance of labour market imperfections...
Publication date: 13 Dec 2006 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Forth, J | External authors: Bryson, A. | JEL classification: J31, J33, J38, J42, J45, J52, J71 | NIESR discussion paper number: 285
This review focuses on pay variance across workers, employers and across time and illustrates how theories of pay determination can shed light on this variance. We discuss the limitations of the orthodox economic approach to pay setting and emphasise the importance of labour market imperfections...