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WICARE Project Reports -March 2015

A project to improve expertise concerning wages and working conditions in the social services sector in the European Union. For this purpose, it collected survey data in 24 EU member states by means of a mixed mode approach of web-surveys and printed questionnaires adapted for the purpose of this specific project.
The Full Reports and Summaries in English and National Languages.

Workers and labour market outcomes of informal jobs in formal enterprises in 9 sub-Saharan African countries - February 2015

How can an informal job in formal establishments be defined? Who has an informal job? What are the labour market outcomes? This article uses data of comparable face-to-face surveys in nine countries: Benin, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal and Togo. An index for job-based informality is developed, based on employment status and contribution and entitlement to social security.
The Abstract and Purchase link to the full report in English and French

WageIndicator & Monster India WageIndex, Analytical Report -India - February 2015

With substantial growth in some sectors like IT and ITES, automobiles, and pharmaceuticals; the effect is increasing productivity in several industries. Labour market segmentation is visible across sector, region, gender, caste, etc.
The full report in English

Bonus Payments in the Indian Formal Sector, 2008-2014 -January 2015

“Bonus Payments in the Indian Formal Sector” study attempts to identify the trends and pattern related to Executive Bonus Payment in Indian firms. The segment of executives covered in the study includes Managers, Supervisors, Senior Management, and Entry-level professionals.
The full report in English

Codebook WageIndicator web survey on work and wages -December 2014

This document contains the variable and value information of the dataset of the WageIndicator  web survey on work and wages, annual release 2013, for the version delivered to the IZA data archive.

WageIndicator Living Wages, Methodological Note - November 2014

WageIndicator living wage introduces a concept that allows users and stakeholders through web interface to share and compare living wages across countries and regions using a methodology for local conditions and for international comparison.
The full report in English

Technical Efficiency and Manufacturing Export Performance in Cameroon - October 2014

The main finding of the study is that most manufacturing firms in Cameroon were technically inefficient. The most efficient firms are from the food processing sector, followed by wood and furniture.
The full report in English

Reviewing the measurement and comparison of occupations across Europe - August 2014

Written for the InGRID - Inclusive Growth Infrastructure Diffusion – project, it is a deliverable of Workpackage 21 ‘Innovative tools and protocols for working conditions & vulnerability research.’
The full report in English

National Labour Rights for Women - July 2014

Labour Rights for Women is one of the female leadership (FLOW) projects of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and aims to empower female workers by raising awareness of labour rights, empowering women to improve their own work situation and improve legislation. The report focuses on the legislation that exists in the twelve countries in the Labour Rights for Women Project.
The full report in English

The impact of working time and wages on retention in the health workforce - 2014

Turnover in the health workforce is a concern as it is costly and detrimental to organizational performance and quality of care. This paper focuses on the influence of working-time characteristics and wages on an employee’s intention to stay.
The full report in English

Potentials and constraints of propensity score adjustments - January 2014

The chapter aims to explore and evaluate in more detail the efficiency of the propensity score adjustment (PSA) and the power of webographic (i.e. behavioral and attitudinal) variables in adjusting biases arising from non-randomized sample selection.
The Abstract and Purchase link to the full report in English

Wages and working conditions in the Indian IT sector - April 2014

The analysis presented in this report is based on the WageIndicator dataset covering the period of March 2012- February 2014. The wage analysis is based on data collected from Paycheck India’s (www.paycheck.in)Salary Calculator and Monster Salary Index from the aforementioned period. The sample used for the analysis consists of 2,329 observations.
The full report In English

Loonwijzer-Monsterboard-WageIndex - March 2014

The main purpose of the 3rd edition of the Loonwijzer – Monsterboard Wage Index is to describe some of the key characteristics of the workforce in ten selected sectors of the Dutch labor market.
The full report in English

Workers and labour market outcomes of informal jobs in formal employment - March 2014

How can an informal job in formal employment be defined, who has an informal job and what are the labour market outcomes? This paper uses data of comparable face-to-face surveys in nine countries: Benin, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, and Togo.
The full report in English

Wages in Zanzibar. WageIndicator Survey 2013 - February 2014

This WageIndicator Data Report presents the results of the face-to-face WageIndicator survey in Zanzibar, conducted between the 10th of December 2013 and the 9th of January 2014. In total 1,360 persons were interviewed; 68% were men, 32% women and 36% were under 30 years of age.
The full report in English

Wage and workforce adjustments in the economic crisis in Germany and the Netherlands - February 2014

This study uses data from a continuous employee web-survey to investigate the trade-off between wage and workforce adjustments and the role of industrial relations in firm-level responses to the economic crisis in Germany and the Netherlands.
The full report in Englsh

Dropout Rates and Response Times of an Occupation Search Tree in a Web Survey - February 2014

Occupation is key in socioeconomic research. As in other survey modes, most web surveys use an open-ended question for occupation, though the absence of interviewers elicits unidentifiable or aggregated responses. Unlike other modes, web surveys can use a search tree with an occupation database.
The full report in English

Benefits and happiness - January 2014

The fringe benefits relate to happiness?
WageIndicator web survey analysis shows that a fringe benefit, positively related to happiness. Secondary employment in aggregated form only have a positive effect on happiness when the increase is absolute, but not when the increase in relative to others. The full report in Dutch

Occupation and happiness in Netherlands - January 2014

The Netherlands is one of the happiest countries in the world . Happiness in the Netherlands is high because the choice is great . Heredity , living conditions and life choices are important factors controlling the degree of happiness . The multiple-choice society makes it sometimes difficult to make , for example, the choice of a profession.
The full report in Dutch

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