Wach, Krzysztof (2007): Comparative analysis of working conditions in the European Union Member States. Published in: „Economics & Competition Policy” No. 9 (The Policy of the EU Member States in Relation to Labour Market Competitiveness, edited by D. Kopycińska,, Microeconomics Department of University of Szczecin, Szc (2007): pp. 7-16.
This is the latest version of this item.
Download (178kB) | Preview
This paper presents the main findings of the author’s study of statistics as well as Eu-ropean surveys on working conditions. Such solutions enabled to compare the data and make the results more reliable. The collected data concerns all Member States of the European Un-ion, where it was impossible to collect data for newest Member States (Bulgaria and Roma-nia), they were omitted. Where it was possible, the author compared the situation in Member States to the situation in the USA. The paper aims to provide an overview of the state of working conditions in the European Union, as well as indicating the nature and content of changes affecting the workforce and the quality of work. The main aim of the paper is to compare basic working conditions within all Member States of the European Union in order to point out leaders and sluggers in this field. This paper is limited to a straightforward presenta-tion of the results.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Comparative analysis of working conditions in the European Union Member States|
|Keywords:||regional labour markets, European integration, working conditions|
|Subjects:||M - Business Administration and Business Economics ; Marketing ; Accounting ; Personnel Economics > M5 - Personnel Economics > M59 - Other
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R2 - Household Analysis > R23 - Regional Migration ; Regional Labor Markets ; Population ; Neighborhood Characteristics
|Depositing User:||Krzysztof Wach|
|Date Deposited:||13. Jun 2011 17:28|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 07:49|
Ark B. van, Guillemineau C., McGuckin R.H., (2006), Performance 2006: Productivity, Employment and Income In the World’s Economies. Report, The Conference Board, New York.
EWCS (1997), Second European Survey on Working Conditions 1995, ed. P. Paoli, Euro-pean Foundation for The Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, Dublin.
EWCS (2001), Third European Survey on Working Conditions 2000, P. Paoli, D. Merllie, European Foundation for The Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, Dublin.
EWCS (2007), Fourth European Survey on Working Conditions 2005, Parent-Thirion A., Fernandez Macias E., Hurley J., Vermeylen G., European Foundation for The Improve-ment of Living and Working Conditions, Dublin.
Eurostat (2006a), Minimum Wages 2006. Variation from 82 to 1503 euros gross per month, Statistics in Focus, series “Population and Social Conditions”, no. 9.
Eurostat (2006b), Statutory minimum wages varied by one to eleven across the EU in January 2006, Eurostat News Release, no. 92 of 13 July 2006.
FedEE (2006), Pay in Europe 2006. Seventh Annual Report, Federation of European Em-ployers.
MERCER (2004), Pay in Eastern Europe lags behind the West for senior managers, Hu-man Resource Consulting MERCER, London.
MERCER (2005), European Survey of Employment Costs, Human Resource Consulting MERCER, London.
Philpott J., (2005), A model solution for European workers, Personnel Today, 28 June 2005.
Taylor A., (2005), New EU members offer huge labour cost advantage, Financial Times, 10 April 2005.
Wach K., (2007), Europejski rynek pracy (translation: European Labour Market), Wolters Kluwer, Kraków.
Available Versions of this Item
- Comparative analysis of working conditions in the European Union Member States. (deposited 13. Jun 2011 17:28) [Currently Displayed]