Global wage report, 2010/11 [electronic resource] : wage policies in times of crisis.

Geneva : International Labour Office ; New Delhi : Academic Foundation, 2010.
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The second in a series of ILO reports focusing on wage developments, this volume reviews the global and regional wage trends during the years of the economic and financial crisis of 2008 and 2009.
Preface; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I Major trends in wages; 1 Growth of average wages; 1.1 Global estimates; 1.2 Regional estimates; 1.3 Average wages and productivity; 2 The wage share; 2.1 Recent trends in national wage shares; 2.2 Trends at the sectoral level; 3 Wage inequality and low pay; 3.1 Recent trends: Increasing incidence of low pay; 3.2 Characteristics of low-paid workers; Part II Wages policies in times of crisis; 4 The role of wage policies; 4.1 Social justice and equity; 4.2 The macroeconomic effects of wages; 4.3 Market imperfections
4.4 Vulnerable workers: Low-wage jobs5 Wage policies; 5.1 Collective bargaining; Collective bargaining and average wages; Collective bargaining and low pay; The challenge of inclusive systems; 5.2 Minimum wages; Recent trends; Can minimum wages reduce low pay?; 5.3 From minimum wages to minimum income for low-income households; Policies to weaken the linkage between low pay and poverty; What policies? Scope and potential; Part III Summary and conclusions; 6 Main findings and policy implications; 7 Emerging issues and the way forward; Appendices
Technical appendix I Global wage trends: Methodological issuesTechnical appendix II Definition and measurement of the wage share and shift-share analysis; Statistical appendix; Bibliography; Background papers; References; Tables; 1. Cumulative wage growth, by region since 1999 (1999 = 100); 2. The wage share in OECD countries for the real economy; 3. Selected list of low-wage studies and their methodologies; 4. Different reasons why women are more vulnerable to low wages: Arguments and implications from a literature review; 5. Minimum wages during the crisis
6. Minimum wages and inflation in selected countries in Latin America (in percentages)7. Recent developments in minimum wage policies in selected countries; 8. Poverty rates by pay and employment in China, 2002-07 (in per cent); 9. In-work benefits programmes in selected industrialized countries; 10. Examples of cash transfer policies in selected countries; B1. Sources of employment-related income data in Africa; B2. Variables increasing the risk of low pay in selected developing countries; B3. Domestic workers as a percentage of total employment by sex; Figures
1. The global recession and recovery, 1995-2010 (year-on-year changes in GDP at constant prices, in per cent)2. Global wage growth, 2006-09 (year-on-year changes, real terms, in per cent); 3. Wage growth in the G20, 2006-09 (year-on-year changes, real terms, in per cent); 4. Nominal wage growth and inflation in four selected countries, 2006-09 (in per cent); 5. Regional wage growth, 2000-09 (in per cent p.a.); 6. Index of nominal and real average weekly earnings in the United States (all non-farm employees), March 2006 to March 2010 (March 2006 = 100)
7. Wage growth in selected advanced countries, 2007-09 (in per cent)
Includes statistical tables.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [99]-107).
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