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Release: An Examination of Falling Real Wages, 2010 to 2013

Released: 31 January 2014

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Micheal Hardie

Office of the Chief Economic Adviser

macro@ons.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone: +44 (0) 1633 455923

Categories: Labour Market, Economy, Prices, Output and Productivity, People in Work, Earnings, Employment, Hours of Work, Productivity

Frequency of release: Ad-hoc

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: UK

According to several ONS measures, real wages have been falling since 2010. This article uses ONS data to examine four possible factors behind this; productivity, real wage wedges, hours worked, and workforce composition.
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