WAGE TRENDS IN LATVIA DURING THE DOWNTURN IN ECONOMY

Authors

  • Iveta Mietule Rezekne Academy of Technologies
  • Rita Liepiņa Rezekne Academy of Technologies

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17770/lner2012vol1.4.1836

Keywords:

wage, influenced factors, region, public sector, private sector

Abstract

Wage is one of the most important socio–economic factors that determine the rate of employment, quality of labour force, standard of living, as well as purchasing power in the country as a whole. The article provides 1) summary on the wage influencing factors regarding views of various economic schools, as well as 2) analysis of statistical indices that reveal dynamics of wages in the pre– and post–crisis periods in Latvia.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

Author Biographies

  • Iveta Mietule, Rezekne Academy of Technologies

    Faculty of Economics

    Dr.oec., assoc.professor 

  • Rita Liepiņa, Rezekne Academy of Technologies

    Faculty of Economics

    Dr.oec., professor

References

BECKER G., Human Capital, University of Chicago Press, 3 ed., 1994, 412 p.

DUNLOP J.T., The Theory of Wage Determination: Proceeding of a Conference,

London: Macmillan, 1964, 442 p.

EHRENBERG R.G., SMITH S.R., Modern Labor Economics, London, 1998.

EHRENBERG R.G., SMITH S.R. Modern Labor Economics. Theory and Public

Policy, Pearson Education, London, 2003

HAMERMESH D.S., REES A., The Economics of work and pay, HARPEK&ROW,

New York, 1988,452 p.

KEYNES J.M., The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money,

Prometheus Books, 1997, 403 p.

MALTHUS T., An Essay on the Principle of Population, Harmondsworth Penguin,

ed., 1985, 292 p.

MANNING A., Monopsony in motion: Imperfect Compettion in Labor Markets,

Princeton University Press, 2003, 397 p.

MARSHALL A., Principles of Economics, Prometheus Books, 1974, 352 p.

MEDOFF J.L., ABRAHAM K.G., Experience, Performance and Earnings,The

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 95, No. 4, 1980, 703–736 p.

MIETULE I. Historical development of the staff costs as economic category and

accounting element. Proceedings of the Conference BUSINESS ANALYSIS,

ACCOUNTING, TAXES AND AUDITING. Tallinn. Tallinn University of

Technology. 2008. 108.–113.lpp. (ISBN 978–9949–430–22–2)

MIETULE I. Personāla izmaksu uzskaites pilnveidošanas iespējas Latvijā. Rīga.

76.lpp.

MILLS Daniel Quinn Labor–management relation, McGRAW–HILL BOOK

COMPANY,1989, 614 p.

MILL J.S., Principles of Political Economy, Prometheus Books, 2004, 900 p.

PEARCE D.W., The MIT dictionary of modern economics, The MIT Press,

ambridge, Massachusetts, 1995, 474 p.

RICARDO D., The Principles of Political Economy and Taxation, Dover

Publications, 2004, 320 p.

ROSS A.M., Trade Union Wage Policy, University of California Press,1848,133 p.

SCHUMPETER J.A., History of eonomic analysis, Oxford University Press, 1994,

p.

SMITH A., The Wealth of Nations, Modern Library, New Edition, 2000, 1184 p.

LR CentrālāS statistikas pārvaldes datu bāzes – Elektroniskā versija internetā,

www.csb.lv

Downloads

Published

2012-06-23