The public–private sector wage differential in the UK: Evidence from longitudinal employer–employee data
Carl Singleton ()
Economics Letters, 2019, vol. 174, issue C, 109-113
If fiscal policy exerts pressure on public services, then attention often falls on the public–private sector wage differential. Estimated with longitudinal employer–employee data for the years 2002–2016 in the United Kingdom, among men there was no significant public sector wage premium. However, women received an average 4% premium compared with working in private sector firms.
Keywords: Public sector premium; Firm-specific wages; Gender (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J31 J38 J45 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
Full text for ScienceDirect subscribers only
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:174:y:2019:i:c:p:109-113
Access Statistics for this article
Economics Letters is currently edited by Economics Letters Editorial Office
More articles in Economics Letters from Elsevier
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Dana Niculescu ().