Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/171196
Authors: 
Nikolic, Jelena
Year of Publication: 
2017
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA World of Labor [ISSN:] 2054-9571 [Year:] 2017 [Issue:] 388
Abstract: 
Examining the implications of changes in public sector wage-setting arrangements due to privatization is a relatively new area of economics research, with few studies having analyzed the effects of public sector restructuring on relative wages in developed countries. There is, however, a growing empirical literature that measures the effects of transitioning from central planning to market-based systems on public–private sector wage differentials. Policymakers can learn from this evidence about the ways in which ownership transformation affects the distribution of wages in both the public and private employment sectors.
Subjects: 
public sector
wage compression
economic transition
wage policies
JEL: 
J31
J42
J45
O17
P31
Persistent Identifier of the first edition: 
Document Type: 
Article

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