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V The Effect of Globalization on Wages in the Advanced Economies

V The Effect of Globalization on Wages in the Advanced Economies »

Source: Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

To what extent has “globalization”—the increasing international integration of markets for goods, factors, and teehnology—affected labor markets in the advanced economies? This pape...

VI Prospects for Self-Sustaining Growth in Eastern Germany

VI Prospects for Self-Sustaining Growth in Eastern Germany »

Source: United Germany : The First Five Years: Performance and Policy Issues

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Karl Habermeier , Robert Corker , Robert Feldman , Tessa Van der Willigen , and H. Vittas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 1995

ISBN: 9781557754721

Keywords: unemployment, wage, inflation, wages, employment

Considerable progress has been made in restructuring the economy of eastern Germany. The system of economic planning in existence at the time of economic and monetary union in mid-1990 has been replaced by a...

Wage Inequality in the United Kingdom, 1975-99

Wage Inequality in the United Kingdom, 1975-99 »

Source: Wage Inequality in the United Kingdom, 1975-99

Volume/Issue: 2002/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eswar Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

ISBN: 9781451846225

Keywords: wage and earnings distribution, micro survey data, between- and within-group inequality, composition effects, wage, employment, total employment, structure of employment,

This paper provides evidence that cross-sectional wage inequality in the U.K. rose sharply in the 1980s, continued to rise moderately through the mid-1990s and has remained essentially unchanged since then. As in t...