U.S. Wage Trends in the 1980s: The Role of International Factors

  • Robert Z. Lawrence
  • Published 1995

Abstract

nited States wage performance has been disquieting. Between 1979 and 1993, real hourly compensation rose by just 5.5 percent. This poor average wage performance has been associated with a dramatic increase in the dispersion of earnings: both in the returns to general characteristics such as education, experience, and occupation and in earnings across… (More)

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@inproceedings{Lawrence1995USWT, title={U.S. Wage Trends in the 1980s: The Role of International Factors}, author={Robert Z. Lawrence}, year={1995} }