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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 - 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.
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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

Job Satisfaction in India - December 2013 

The paper assess the factors that affect satisfaction within a workplace. Five broad aspects that affect job satisfaction have been analyzed: Job-related factors, Payment factors, Relationship factors, Time factors and Family. The paper also analyses external factors that might equally impact satisfaction with job. These factors include age, gender, marital status and whether the employee has children or expects to have children in the future. The paper also builds a profile of Indian Employee who is satisfied with job and compares it with a dissatisfied employee at work.

The full report in English 

Estimating Living Wage Globally - November 2013

The concept of living wage aims to provide the meaningful comparison of how costly is to lead a decent life across the globe. The calculation of the living wage estimate the monthly income necessary to cover the basic expenses comprising the cost of accommodation, food and public transportation.
The full report in English

Wages in the food chain in Burundi. WageIndicator Survey 2013 - October 2013

This WageIndicator Data Report presents the results of the face-to-face WageIndicator survey of the labour force conducted between the 7th of April and the 29th of April 2013 in all provinces of Burundi. In total 1,679 persons were interviewed; 52% were men, 48% women and 43% were under 30 years of age.
The full report in English

Wages in the food chain in Ethiopia. WageIndicator Survey 2013 - October 2013

This WageIndicator Data Report presents the results of the face-to-face WageIndicator survey in Ethiopia, conducted between the 2rd of March and the 20th of May 2013 in all provinces of Ethiopia. In total 2,126 persons were interviewed; 53% were men, 47% women and 48% were under 30 years of age.
The full report in English

Wages in the food chain in Mozambique. WageIndicator Survey 2013 - October 2013

This WageIndicator Data Report presents the results of the face-to-face WageIndicator survey of the labour force, conducted between the 27th of May and the 1st of June 2013 in all provinces of Mozambique. In total 1,679 persons were interviewed; 53% were men, 47% women and 43% were under 30 years old.
The full report in English

Wages in the food chain in South Sudan. WageIndicator Survey 2013 - October 2013

This WageIndicator Data Report presents the results of the face-to-face WageIndicator survey in South Sudan, conducted between the 1st of June and the 19th of July 2013 in the southern and eastern regions of South Sudan. In total 1,329 persons were interviewed; 71% were men, 29% women and 37% were under 30 years old.
The full report in English

Gender Pay Gap in the Formal Sector in India (2006-2013) - September 2013

This report aims at quantifying the magnitude of gender-based disparities that women face in the organized sector of the Indian labour market, and track their progress over time. The extent of the gender pay gap is measured on various parameters such as age, educational qualifications, industry, work experience, designation, level of skill, marital status, etc.
The full report in English

Informele arbeid in Afrika (Informal work in Africa) - September 2013

an article based on Wageindicator face to face surveys Africa 2012.
The article in Dutch

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