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Corporate Author International Labour Office.

Title Global Wage Report 2016/17 : wage inequality in the workplace.

Publication Info. Geneva : ILO, 2016.

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Description 1 online resource (150 pages).
text file
Series Global Wage Report
Global Wage Report.
Contents Boxes; Figures; Tables; Preface; Acknowledgements ; Executive summary; Part I. Major trends in wages; 1. Introduction; 2. Economic context; 2.1 Improved economic growth in developed economies, but lower growth globally; 2.2 Recent labour market trends; 3. Global and regional wage trends; 3.1 Global wage trends; 3.2 G20 wage trends; 3.3 Regional wage trends; 3.4 Some country-specific trends; 3.5 Wages and the risk of deflation; 4. Wages, productivity and the labour income share; 4.1 A persistent gap between wage growth and labour productivity growth.
4.2 An overall decline in labour income share5. Wage inequality and minimum wages; 5.1 Wage inequality; 5.2 Minimum wages; 6. Average gender pay gaps; Part II. Wage inequality in the workplace; 7. Introduction; 8. The overall distribution of wages; 8.1 Wage levels across the wage distribution; 8.2 Wage distribution as seen through different measures of inequality; 9. The characteristics of workers; 9.1 Exploring how personal and labour market characteristics affect wages; 9.2 How the wage distribution varies for European workers with various characteristics.
9.3 How the wage distribution varies for workers with various characteristics in emerging economies9.4 How workers' characteristics interact in the wage distribution; 10. Wage inequality between enterprises and within enterprises; 10.1 Findings from the literature; 10.2 Comparing average wages between enterprises; 10.3 Differences in wages within enterprises compared to between enterprises; 10.4 Comparing average wages and wages of individuals; 10.5 How much wage inequality is due to within-enterprise inequality ; 10.6 A parade of wage inequality within and between enterprises.
11. Gender pay gaps and the workplace11.1 Gender pay gaps in the workplace; 11.2 At what age does the gender pay gap appear?; Part. III. Summary and conclusions; 12. The importance of global-level policy coordination; 13. Possible country-specific measures to reduce excessive wage inequality; 13.1 Minimum wages and collective bargaining; 13.2 Top salaries: Enterprise self-regulation or more regulation?; 13.3 Productivity growth for sustainable enterprises; 13.4 Gender and other pay gaps; 14. Other measures to reduce inequality; 14.1 Fiscal policies: Taxes and transfers.
14.2 Policies that affect wages and wage distribution indirectlyAppendices; I. Global wage trends: Methodological issues; II. ILO regional groupings; III. Coverage of countries by region and global estimates; IV. Data and country selection for Part II; V. Variance decomposition; Notes; Bibliography.
Summary This report analyses the evolution of real wages around the world, giving a unique picture of wage trends globally and by region. It provides data on the links between wages and productivity, labour income shares, wage inequality, minimum wages and gender pay gaps. Using country-specific data that spans from the early 2000s to the most recently available, the 2016/17 edition also examines inequality at the workplace level, providing empirical evidence on the extent to which wage inequality is the result of wage inequality between enterprises as well as wage inequality within enterprises. The r.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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Subject Global Financial Crisis (2008-2009)
Wages -- Developing countries.
Developing countries.
Wages -- Developed countries.
Developed countries.
Minimum wage -- Developing countries.
Minimum wage.
Minimum wage -- Developed countries.
Income distribution.
Income distribution.
Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009.
Chronological Term 2008-2009
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: ILO. Global Wage Report 2016/17 : Wage inequality in the workplace. Geneva : ILO, ©2016 9789221309284
ISBN 9789221309291