Downward wage rigidity for different workers and firms: an evaluation for Belgium using the IWFP procedure

@inproceedings{Caju2007DownwardWR,
  title={Downward wage rigidity for different workers and firms: an evaluation for Belgium using the IWFP procedure},
  author={Philip Du Caju and Catherine Fuss and Ladislav Wintr},
  year={2007}
}
This paper evaluates the extent of downward nominal and real wage rigidity for different categories of workers and firms using the methodology recently developed by the International Wage Flexibility Project (Dickens and Goette, 2006). The analysis is based on an administrative data set on individual earnings, covering one-third of employees of the private sector in Belgium over the period 1990-2002. Our results show that Belgium is characterised by strong real wage rigidity and very low… CONTINUE READING

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