Wage Determination in China During the Reform Period (BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 13/2014)

TitleWage Determination in China During the Reform Period (BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 13/2014)
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsHolz, Carsten A.
Date Published2014/05/06
InstitutionBank of Finland Transition Economies BOFIT Discussion Papers
CityHelsinki, Finland
Keywordscollective bargaining, labor contracts, labor market institutions, minimum wages, public sector wages, wage classification system, wage determination, wage level and structure, wage-performance link
Abstract

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.

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