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A Study in Structural Change: Relative Earnings in Wales Since the 1970s.

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The Welsh economy has undergone rapid structural change in recent years. This paper uses data from the New Earnings Survey to examine how earnings in Wales changed relative to those of Great Britain between 1975 and 1994. There are five main findings. First, earnings of workers in Wales have declined relative to those in Great Britain. Second, the shift away from full-time men has been an important factor in the fall in average relative earnings. Third, the decline in the relative earnings of...

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Gavin Cameron More by this author
John Muellbauer More by this author
Jonathan Snicker More by this author
Volume:
61
Series:
Discussion paper series
Publication date:
2001
URN:
uuid:dfe93898-2668-4edd-9a79-40391167f2f9
Local pid:
ora:1098
Language:
English

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