An investigation of wage levels and wage inequality in the South African public sector: findings from the labour force survey, September 2001

OUTPUT TYPE: Conference or seminar papers
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2002
TITLE AUTHOR(S): I.D.Woolard
KEYWORDS: EMPLOYMENT POLICY, INCOME MOBILITY, LABOUR, LABOUR FORCE, PRIVATE SECTOR, PUBLIC SERVICES SECTOR, WAGE INEQUALITY
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Abstract

This paper sets out to investigate relative wages and wage dispersion for formal sector workers in the private and public sectors. The paper explicitly measures the size of the public sector wage premium and offers some reasons for its existence.