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Why do wages continue to stagnate in the UK as unemployment falls?

Johns, Geraint (2014) Why do wages continue to stagnate in the UK as unemployment falls? British Politics and Policy at LSE (15 Aug 2014). Website.

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Abstract

The ONS released figures this week showing expanding employment while wages continue to stagnate. What is behind this puzzling picture? Geraint Johnes writes that the slack that has remained in the labour market, in the form of the underemployed and self-employed, offers one explanation for sluggish wage performance.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2017 15:19
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2020 23:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/74631

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