publication . Article . 2010

The changing face of public sector employment 1999–2009

David Matthews;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2010 Journal: Economic & Labour Market Review, volume 4, pages 28-35 (issn: 1751-8326, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
Abstract
SUMMARYThis article presents an analysis of public sector employment (PSE) and makes comparisons with the private sector, using data from the Labour Force Survey and Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings. It looks at the nature of employment in the public sector before discussing the characteristics that differentiate people employed in both the public and private sector, comparing proportions of public and private sector workers in different groups: by sex, age, ethnicity, disability, working pattern, education, occupation and earnings. This article serves as an update to the 2007 Economic and Labour Market Review (ELMR) article ‘Characteristics of public sector ...
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free text keywords: Economics and Econometrics, Industrial relations, Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, Business sector, Public sector, business.industry, business, Economic sector, Labour force survey, Ethnic group, Private sector, Earnings, Economics, Labour economics, Tertiary sector of the economy
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publication . Article . 2010

The changing face of public sector employment 1999–2009

David Matthews;