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Industrial relations, legal regulations, and wage setting

Abstract:

The preceding chapter summarized the main features of low-wage work across our six countries. In this chapter and the next, we explain the main institutional determinants of the size and structure of low-wage work, focusing on the national institutions involved in setting pay. The overall incidence of low pay in the six countries and the results of the case studies suggest that pay-setting institutions play a central role in explaining international differences in low-wage work. By "pay-setti...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Gautié, J More by this author
Publisher:
Russell Sage Foundation
Pages:
91-146
Host title:
Low-Wage Work in the Wealthy World
Publication date:
2010
URN:
uuid:9214518c-e441-4892-bc11-80d49a72c65b
Source identifiers:
474140
Local pid:
pubs:474140
ISBN:
9780871540614

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