Benchmarking, Social Partnership and Higher Remuneration: Wage Settling Institutions and the Public-Private Sector Wage Gap in Ireland

Article, Report, Research, Preprint OPEN
Kelly, Elish ; McGuinness, Seamus ; O'Connell, Philip J. (2008)
  • Publisher: IE
  • Journal: Economic and Social Review, volume 40, pages 339-370
  • Subject: wage setting institutions | Lohnniveau | Benchmarking | Unternehmen | Öffentlicher Sektor | public-private sector pay gap | Public Service Benchmarking Body | Income distribution | Arbeitsmarkt | National Employment Surveys, Ireland | Employer-Employee Linked Data/Ireland/Public-Private Sector Pay Gap/Wage Setting Institutions | Irland | Wages | Vergütungssystem | Public sector pay | employer-employee linked data | Lohndifferenzierung | Ireland
    • ddc: ddc:330

This paper uses data from the 2003 and 2006 National Employment Surveys to analyse the public-private sector wage gap in Ireland. In particular, we investigate the impact of awards implemented under a number of wage setting institutions on the pay differential. These in... View more
  • References (2)

    Barrett, A., Callan, T., & Nolan, B. (1999). Rising Wage Inequality, Returns to Education and Labour Market Institutions: Evidence from Ireland. British Journal of Industrial Relations 37 (1): 77-100.

    Boyle, G., McElligot, R., & O'Leary, J. (2004). Public-Private Wage Differentials in Ireland, 1994-2001. ESRI Quarterly Economic Commentary, Special Article. Summer 2004. Dublin: The Economic and Social Research Institute.

  • Metrics
    No metrics available
Share - Bookmark