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Wage policy and employment in a developing economy

John Rees Harris

Wage policy and employment in a developing economy

by John Rees Harris

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Published in [Nairobi] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.,
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Wages and labor productivity -- Kenya.,
    • Manpower policy -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      Statement[by] John R. Harris and Michael P. Todaro.
      SeriesInstitute for Development Studies, University College, Nairobi. Discussion paper no. 72
      ContributionsTodaro, Michael P., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD4946.K4 H35
      The Physical Object
      Pagination21 p.
      Number of Pages21
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5351039M
      LC Control Number72274099

        The Dynamic Implications For Wage Changes On Productivity, Prices, And Employment In A Developing Economy: A Structural Var Analysis John Baffoe-Bonnie, Anthony O. Gyapong; The Journal of Developing Areas; Tennessee State University College of Business; Vol Number 2, Fall ; pp. ; /jda FIVE YEAR PLAN & WAGE POLICY. First Five Year Plan (51 56) 2. The conditions of work should be such as to safeguard the worker's health and protect him against occupational hazards Greater attention has to be paid to the spread of literacy and the healthy development of trade unions Workers' enthusiasm for the success of public undertakings should be enhanced.

      WASHINGTON – Today, the Employment Policies Institute (EPI) released a new study by economist Dr. Joseph J. Sabia of the United States Military Academy at West Point which finds that—contrary to some advocates’ claims—minimum wage increases do little to stimulate the overall economy. Despite the increased attachment of women to the labor force in nearly all developed countries, a stubborn gender pay gap remains. This chapter provides a review of the economics literature on the gender wage gap, with an emphasis on developed countries. We begin with an overview of the trends in the gender differences in wages and employment by: 2.

      Principles of minimum wage policy: economics, institutions and recommendations / Developing Countries within the Global Labour University and supported by the although overall employment in the economy will fall. Even within the neoclassical approach there are many flaws, e.g. the necessary. The expected urban wage and the unemployment pool 3. SIMULATION AND INTERPRETATION OF THE RESULTS Policy 1: Subsidizing employment in manufacturing Policy 2: Subsidizing agricultural employment First-best policy 4. SUBSIDY FINANCING PROBLEM 5. .


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