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This study uses a unique data set for Great Britain to investigate the impact of differences in job attributes on the public-private wage differential. The study reveals that (1) there are substantial differences in wage structure between the two sectors, particularly finding that the public-sector wage structure is less sensitive to differences in the attributes of jobs, and (2) differences in job attributes play in a major role in accounting for pay differences across sectors.
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This page is a summary of: The Role of Job Attributes in Understanding the Public-Private Wage Differential, Industrial Relations A Journal of Economy and Society, July 2002, Wiley,
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