|Title||Wage Determination in China During the Reform Period (BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 13/2014)|
|Year of Publication||2014|
|Authors||Holz, Carsten A.|
|Institution||Bank of Finland Transition Economies BOFIT Discussion Papers|
|Keywords||collective bargaining, labor contracts, labor market institutions, minimum wages, public sector wages, wage classification system, wage determination, wage level and structure, wage-performance link|
The purpose of this paper is to ascertain how wages are being determined in China during the reform period. The paper focuses on the development of the regulatory framework since 1978 and proceeds by examining official regulations regarding labor market institutions and wage setting, and by evaluating their potential implications for actual wage setting.