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Author:Groshen, Erica L. 

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HRM policy and increasing inequality in a salary survey

A look at the implications for human resource management of the rising wage disparity found in a three-decades-long private salary survey conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
Working Papers (Old Series) , Paper 9302

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Mergers, acquisitions and evolution of the region's corporations

An examination of the effect of mergers and acquisitions on the Fourth Federal Reserve District economy during the past three decades, using data from 37 companies in Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Pittsburgh.
Economic Commentary , Issue Aug

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How are wages determined?

An analysis of the role of employers in wage-setting across three Fourth Federal Reserve District labor markets--Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Pittsburgh--during the years 1955-1988.
Economic Commentary , Issue Feb

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Do wage differences among employees last?

An analysis of the variance of wages within and between industries, finding that wage differences are virtually stationary over time and are related to establishment size.
Working Papers (Old Series) , Paper 8906

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Firms' wage adjustments: a break from the past?

The authors examine 39 years of wage data for workers in mobile occupations within a set of employers in three midwestern cities. They study wage changes during years of rising, falling, and steady inflation to identify regularities that could broaden understanding of the inflationary process at the micro level.
Working Papers (Old Series) , Paper 9908

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Macro- and microeconomic consequences of wage rigidity

An exploration of the micro- and macroeconomic theories, implications, and evidence of wage rigidity from the perspective of human resource managers and economic researchers, showing that human resource policies can subtly alter the rigidity of wages.
Working Papers (Old Series) , Paper 9607

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Economic restructuring in New York State

When economic activity slows down, labor markets may undergo extensive structural change-the permanent reallocation of workers across industries. Job losses can be heavy, and creating new jobs and retraining displaced workers to fill them can take time. A high degree of restructuring may help to explain why New York State's most recent downturn persisted for well over two years. Subseries: Second District Highlights.
Current Issues in Economics and Finance , Volume 10 , Issue Jun

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How wages change: micro evidence from the International Wage Flexibility Project

How do the complex institutions involved in wage setting affect wage changes? The International Wage Flexibility Project provides new microeconomic evidence on how wages change for continuing workers. We analyze individuals? earnings in 31 different data sets from sixteen countries, from which we obtain a total of 360 wage change distributions. We find a remarkable amount of variation in wage changes across workers. Wage changes have a notably non-normal distribution; they are tightly clustered around the median and also have many extreme values. Furthermore, nearly all countries show ...
Working Papers (Old Series) , Paper 0620

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American employer salary surveys and labor economics research: issues and contributions

This paper reviews the uses of U.S. employer salary surveys for labor market research. Recent computational, theoretical, and econometric advances render these surveys ripe for exploitation. It summarize theories of employer wage effects and then describe salary surveys and their preparation for analysis. Then, the surveys and the methodological issues they raise are contrasted with household data. Finally, the paper summarizes the techniques used and contributions made in some salary survey-based studies.
Research Paper , Paper 9604

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