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Public sector payrolls [electronic resource] / edited by David A. Wise.

Contributor(s): Wise, David A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: National Bureau of Economic Research project report: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1987Description: 1 online resource (ix, 327 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780226903309 (electronic bk.); 0226903303 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): United States -- Officials and employees -- Salaries, etc. -- Congresses | United States -- Armed Forces -- Pay, allowances, etc. -- Congresses | Local officials and employees -- Salaries, etc. -- United States -- Congresses | Teachers -- Salaries, etc. -- United States -- Congresses | Fonctionnaires locaux -- �Etats-Unis -- Traitements, indemnit�es, etc. -- Congr�es | Enseignants -- Traitements, indemnit�es, etc. -- �Etats-Unis -- Congr�es | �Etats-Unis -- Fonctionnaires -- Traitements, indemnit�es, etc. -- Congr�es | �Etats-Unis -- Forces arm�ees -- Solde, indemnit�es, etc. -- Congr�es | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Labor | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations | Salarissen | Pensioen | Overheid | United States Personnel Remuneration Policies of governmentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Public sector payrolls.DDC classification: 331.2/8135/0000973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Public Sector Payrolls; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Overview; 2. Military versus Civilian Pay: A Descriptive Discussion; 3. Investing in the Defense Work Force: The Debt and Structure of Military Pensions; 4. Military Hiring and Youth Employment; 5. Uncle Sam Wants You-Sometimes: Military Enlistments and the Youth Labor Market; 6. Military Service and Civilian Earnings of Youths; 7. Wages in the Federal and Private Sectors; 8. How Do Public Sector Wages and Employment Respond to Economic Conditions?; 9. Promise Them Anything: The Incentive Structures of Local Public Pension Plans
Summary: An estimated one out of five employees in this country works for some branch of government. Because policies concerning the compensation of these employees rest on assumptions about the economic dynamics of the public sector, the issue of public sector employment is of vital importance in the analysis of the national economy. In Public Sector Payrolls, leading economists explore the independent and interdependent functioning of the public and private sectors and their effect on the economy as a whole. The volume, developed from a 1984 National Bureau of Economic Research conference, focuses on.
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Papers presented at a conference held in Williamsburg, Va., Nov. 15-17, 1984.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

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Public Sector Payrolls; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Overview; 2. Military versus Civilian Pay: A Descriptive Discussion; 3. Investing in the Defense Work Force: The Debt and Structure of Military Pensions; 4. Military Hiring and Youth Employment; 5. Uncle Sam Wants You-Sometimes: Military Enlistments and the Youth Labor Market; 6. Military Service and Civilian Earnings of Youths; 7. Wages in the Federal and Private Sectors; 8. How Do Public Sector Wages and Employment Respond to Economic Conditions?; 9. Promise Them Anything: The Incentive Structures of Local Public Pension Plans

An estimated one out of five employees in this country works for some branch of government. Because policies concerning the compensation of these employees rest on assumptions about the economic dynamics of the public sector, the issue of public sector employment is of vital importance in the analysis of the national economy. In Public Sector Payrolls, leading economists explore the independent and interdependent functioning of the public and private sectors and their effect on the economy as a whole. The volume, developed from a 1984 National Bureau of Economic Research conference, focuses on.

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