wage differential

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wage differential

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(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the difference in wages between workers with different skills in the same industry or between those with comparable skills in different industries or localities
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wage differential

ndifferenziali mpl salariali
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For simplicity, replace equation [q.sub.i] = q ([w.sub.ij]/[[bar.w].sub.j] in equation (3) and rewrite the total labor cost in terms of wage differentials:
These specifications remove the average contribution of stayers (or stayer-specific means) from the marital wage differentials. Movers, however, still contribute to the estimates in two ways: through wage changes experienced as marital status changes and through wage levels.
"The wage differentials between staff on the Minimum Wage and higher paid, more skilled, employees are in some cases very small.
(2) However, there are few studies that have analysed the existence of wage differentials. These studies have mainly investigated gender, region and sector-specific aspects of wage differentials.
Cai, Gender Wage Differentials in China's urban Labor Market.
The deal with the city council follows months of negotiations over Single Status - an initiative to outlaw wage differentials between men and women.
Chapters eight, nine, ten and eleven on wage differentials and wage fixation and executive compensation focus on differentiating factors of different jobs like hardships, safety etc., which causes the differentials.
In estimating the wage differentials between black and white workers, it is important to adjust for the sample selection bias in the wage equation.
In, Chapter Eight, the concept of wage differentials has been discussed.
We also estimate how unemployment affects formal-informal wage differentials. If wage differentials are considered as a form of labour market distortion [3], quantifying the effect of unemployment on wage differentials can shed light on the magnitude of the problem the Mexican labour market is facing.
As well as the higher minimum rate, retailers had to pay more to maintain wage differentials among their staff.
Early models focused on interspatial wage differentials, distance between origin and destination, labor market conditions (such as unemployment rate and growth in employment), and household characteristics as factors determining migration flows (Greenwood 1975; Graves 1979, 1980; Greenwood and Hunt 1989).