The decoupling of median wages from productivity in OECD countries

Over the past two decades, aggregate labour productivity growth in most OECD countries has decoupled from real median compensation growth, implying that increasing productivity is no longer sufficient to raise real wages for the typical worker. This article provides a quantitative description of dec...

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Main Author: Schwellnus, Cyrille
Kappeler, Andreas
Pionnier, Pierre-Alain
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Ottawa Centre for the Study of Living Standards 22.03.2017
published in: International productivity monitor no. 32; pp. 44 - 60
Data of publication: 20170322
ISSN: 1492-9759
EISSN: 1492-9767
Discipline: Business
Online Access: Fulltext
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