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Sectoral differences in downward real wage rigidity: workforce composition, institutions, technology and competition

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  • P. Du Caju
  • C. Fuss
  • L. Wintr

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Dieser Artikel untersucht, ob die branchenspezifischen Unterschiede in der Lohnstarrheit durch Unterschiede in der Arbeitskraftstruktur, Tariflohnverhandlung, Technologie und Wettbewerb hervorgerufen werden. Unsere Ergebnisse zeigen, personen- und firmenbezogenen Daten einer belgischen Sozialversicherungsstatistik von 1990 bis 2002 benutzend, dass die Abwärtsreallohnstarrheit höher für Angestellte, niedriger für ältere und besser verdienende Beschäftigte ist. Jenseits der durch die Arbeitskräftezusammensetzung bedingten Auswirkungen zeigen wir, dass Löhne in Branchen mit vorherrschend zentralisierter Lohnbildung auf Branchenebene im Vergleich zu Übereinkünften auf Firmenebene eine höhere Lohnstarrheit aufweisen. Gleiches gilt für arbeits- und wettbewerbsintensivere Branchen. Copyright Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung 2012

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Volume (Year): 45 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
Pages: 7-22

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DOI: 10.1007/s12651-012-0100-3
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