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Low-Wage Employment in Europe


  • Stephen Bazen
  • Mary Gregory
  • Wiemer Salverda


Do low wages help to reduce unemployment and increase competitiveness in world markets? Is minimum wage legislation and collective bargaining harmful to the efficient working of any economy? In answer to these questions, this book examines the impact of low-wage employment on different countries in Europe.

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  • Stephen Bazen & Mary Gregory & Wiemer Salverda (ed.), 1998. "Low-Wage Employment in Europe," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 1612.
  • Handle: RePEc:elg:eebook:1612

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    1. Wiemer Salverda, 2011. "The Netherlands: Is the Impact of the Financial Crisis on Inequalities Different from in the Past?," Chapters, in: Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead (ed.), Work Inequalities in the Crisis, chapter 9, Edward Elgar Publishing.
    2. Eric Crettaz, 2011. "Why Are Immigrants and Ethnic Minorities more Affected by Working Poverty? Theoretical Framework and Empirical Evidence Across Welfare Regimes," LIS Working papers 564, LIS Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg.

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    Economics and Finance;

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    • K0 - Law and Economics - - General


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