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dc.contributor.authorChristofides, Louis N.en_US
dc.contributor.authorPeng, Amy Chenen_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-01-03en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-07-28T08:16:25Z-
dc.date.available2009-07-28T08:16:25Z-
dc.date.issued2007en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/26141-
dc.description.abstractWe process information in a large number of wage contracts, signed over a period of several decades, to generate the long-run history of the real wage for each bargaining pair. We term these hitherto unexamined histories ‘chronologies’. We are able to generate 1574 continuous real wage chronologies and we examine the evolution of the real wage in each case. We explore the influence of productivity growth, the industrial relations record of the pair, the influence of industry and region as well as the initial wage on the growth of the real wage rate over the decades in the sample. We conclude that these economically important forces can be statistically discerned in the wage chronologies.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherCESifo Münchenen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCESifo working paper 2096en_US
dc.subject.jelE31en_US
dc.subject.jelJ41en_US
dc.subject.jelJ50en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.stwReallohnen_US
dc.subject.stwRegionale Entwicklungen_US
dc.subject.stwBranchenentwicklungen_US
dc.subject.stwProduktivitäten_US
dc.subject.stwKanadaen_US
dc.titleReal wage chronologiesen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn555960226en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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