Nominal wage rigidity in Europe: estimates and institutional causes

In this paper we construct and compare different measures of nominal wage rigidity for the EU countries using the 1994-2000 waves of the European Community Household Panel. The observed distributions of nominal wage changes show a relevant percentage of nominal wage cuts and freezes across countries...

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Main Author: Orietta, DESSY
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: 01.01.2005
Related: Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods at Università degli Studi di Milano
Data of publication: 2005/01/01
Series: Departmental Working Papers
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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