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Studies of wage and employment determination in the Swedish wood industry

Per Skedinger

Studies of wage and employment determination in the Swedish wood industry

by Per Skedinger

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Published by Trade Union Institute for Economic Research in Stockholm .
Written in English


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StatementPer Skedinger.
SeriesEconomic research report -- no. 29
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Open LibraryOL13935118M

NBER Working Paper No. Issued in November , Revised in January NBER Program(s):Labor Studies Program. We review the burgeoning literature on the employment effects of minimum wages - in the United States and other countries - that was spurred by the new minimum wage research beginning in the early s. This statistic displays the total wages of employees in the wood and paper industry in the Netherlands from to (in million euros).

Our analysis focusing on restaurant employment at all wage levels, analogous to many prior studies, yields minimum wage employment impact estimates near zero. Estimated employment effects are higher when examining only low-wage jobs in the restaurant industry, and when examining total hours worked rather than employee headcount. Even when analyzing. Studies suggest that minimum wage impacts income in two different ways: increasing wages for employed low-wage workers and potentially reducing employment. However, .

European Journal of Political Economy 9 () North-Holland Monopoly union versus efficient bargaining Wage and employment determination in the Swedish construction sector* Thomas Aronsson, Karl-Gustaf Löfgren and Magnus Wikström University of Umed, Umeå, Sweden Accepted for publication September This paper estimates two models of wage and employment determination using time Cited by: 7. 4 Wages, productivity and employment Figure Growth of productivity and wages at be cz dk fi fr de hu el ie it lu nl pl pt sk es se uk us cn au no ch jp 0 20


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Studies of wage and employment determination in the Swedish wood industry by Per Skedinger Download PDF EPUB FB2

Downloadable. The paper presents an empirical analysis of employment determination in the Swedish wood industry. The conventional labor demand model is tested against the alternative hypothesis that both wages and employment are subject to bargaining.

The labor demand model is not supported by the data. Outside wages consistently influence wages negatively, so it is concluded that the.

The paper studies wage and employment determination in the Swedish business sector from the mids to the late s. This period includes the boom and bust cycle of the early s as well as the Great Depression of the early s.

The events of the early s are particularly intriguing, involving inflation running at an annual rate of 30 percent followed by a period of sharp deflation Cited by: 9. Studies of wage and employment determination in the Swedish wood industry by Per Skedinger Unknown, 89 Pages, Published ISBN X / X ISBN / Author: Per Skedinger.

Early cross-state studies Panel-data studies 6 Studies of low-wage industries A traditional method of studying minimum wages Methodological issues Recent studies of a low-wage industry: retail trade Recent studies of.

Wage and Employment Structure: Comparing Recent Trends for Hawaii vs. the U.S. This report provides a comparative analysis of recent trends on industry wages and employment between Hawaii and the U.S. as a whole. The report compares current employment structure and average wages by sector between Hawaii and the U.S., as well as changes [ ].

Per Skedinger, "Employment determination in the Swedish wood industry: a test of the labor demand model," Finnish Economic Papers, Finnish Economic Association, vol. 5(1), pagesSpring. David G. Blanchflower & Andrew J. Oswald, "The Wage Curve Reloaded," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

There is a striking scarcity of work conducted on rural labour markets in the developing world, particularly in Africa. This book aims to fill this gap by bringing together a group of contributors who boast substantial field experience researching rural wage employment in various developing : Hardcover.

In this paper, we study how foreign ownership of Swedish companies affects employment and wages. To study these effects, we specify a model based on the assumption that the Swedish labour market can be described as one where trade unions and employers bargain over employment and wages.

Our hypothesis is that bargaining power is affected by institutional settings and the ownership of the firm. In its proposal to increase the minimum wage, the Clinton administration and some scholars have claimed that employment would not be adversely affected.

Other research supports the widespread consensus among economists that a higher minimum wage means fewer jobs. In this study, leading proponents of both views discuss the strengths and weaknesses of those arguments.

Profits and Wage Determination - An Empirical Study of Swedish Manufacturing. [GUNNAR ELIASSON] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : GUNNAR ELIASSON. Active labour market policies and real-wage determination—Swedish evidence Anders Forslund∗ Ann-Sofie Kolm∗ First version: April ; this version: November Abstract A number of earlier studies have examined whether extensive labour market programmes (ALMPs) contribute to upward wage pressure in the Swedish economy.

Most studies on. Swedish Wage-Earner Funds: An Experiment in Economic Democracy. Abstract. This article analyzes the performance of the "wage-earner funds" established in Sweden in - collective share-holding funds financed by special payroll and profits taxes.

The authors' analysis. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR PREVAILING WAGE RESOURCE BOOK SCA WAGE DETERMINATIONS 5 The OES produces employment and wage estimates for over occupations.

These are estimates of the number of people employed in certain occupations, and estimates of the wages paid to them. Self-employed persons are not included in the estimates. TheseFile Size: KB. Through the s, many early studies of the employment effects of minimum wages focused on the US.

These studies estimated the effects of changes in the national minimum wage on the aggregate employment of young people, typically 16−19 year-olds or 16−24 year-olds, many of Cited by: 6. Effects of the Minimum Wage on Employment Dynamics. Upjohn Institute Working Paper Jonathan Meer.

Texas A&M University. and. NBER. e-mail: [email protected] and. Jeremy West. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. e-mail: [email protected] January ABSTRACT. The voluminous literature on minimum wages offers little. a lack of consensus about the overall effects on low-wage employment of an increase in the minimum wage.

However, the oft-stated assertion that recent research fails to support the traditional view that the minimum wage reduces the employment of low-wage workers is clearly incorrect. A sizable majority of the studies surveyed in this monograph.

This paper evaluates the wage, employment, and hours effects of the first and second phase-in of the Seattle Minimum Wage Ordinance, which raised the minimum wage from $ to as much as $11 per hour in and to as much as $13 per hour in Prevailing Wages. February Major Findings: The Department of Labor and Industry uses reasonable methods to collect wage and benefit information for the purpose of setting prevailing wage rates.

It is not possible, however, to determine if the survey results are representative of the non-residential construction industry. wage. This made it easier to distinguish the effects of minimum wages from those of business cycle and other influences on aggregate low-skill employment.

An extensive survey by Neumark and Wascher () concluded that nearly two-thirds of the more than newer minimum wage studies, and 85% of File Size: 86KB. DETERMINATION OF WAGES AND EMPLOYMENT IN SWEDISH PRIVATE SECTOR by Robert Plasman, François Rycx 1. Introduction What is the impact of trade unions on employment in Sweden.

This crucial question for government policy boils down in defining which wage-employ-ment bargaining model is the most appropriate for describing the Swedish economy.

Woodworking - Hourly Rate - Get a free salary comparison based on job title, skills, experience and education. Accurate, reliable salary and compensation comparisons for United States.WAGES AND IMPACTING FACTORS Riga, RS Group Wages and Impacting Factors – comparative value studies, and issues of employment in Latvia and social integration of the society.

exploitation/wood industry fields. Prognosticated consequences of action File Size: 1MB.The most famous studies regarding the impact of the minimum wage on employment are a set of three studies that analyzed the impact of the New Jersey minimum wage increase in The increase in the New Jersey minimum wage created fecund ground for economic research for a number of reasons.