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Civil Servants’ Salary Structure

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  • Faiz Bilquees

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    The paper looks at the trends in nominal and real salaries of the Federal Government employees over the period 1990-2006. It examines the structural defects in the existing salary structure and the anomalies in the allowances structure to show that appropriate remuneration for the civil servants requires serious and urgent consideration. The widening gap in the emoluments of government employees versus the public sector corporations and private sector employees has a strong bearing on the motivation and ability to work. The paper makes serious recommendations to overhaul the existing structure of salaries and perks to make the public sector employment competitive and cost-effective.

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    Paper provided by East Asian Bureau of Economic Research in its series Microeconomics Working Papers with number 22185.

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    Date of creation: Jan 2006
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    Handle: RePEc:eab:microe:22185

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    Keywords: nominal and real salaries; salary; public sector;

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    1. International Monetary Fund, 1995. "Employment and Wages in the Public Sector," IMF Working Papers 95/70, International Monetary Fund.
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