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Title Public sector payrolls / edited by David A. Wise
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1987
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 327 pages) : illustrations
Series A National Bureau of Economic Research project report
National Bureau of Economic Research project report.
Contents Public Sector Payrolls; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Overview; 2. Military versus Civilian Pay: A Descriptive Discussion; 3. Investing in the Defense Work Force: The Debt and Structure of Military Pensions; 4. Military Hiring and Youth Employment; 5. Uncle Sam Wants You-Sometimes: Military Enlistments and the Youth Labor Market; 6. Military Service and Civilian Earnings of Youths; 7. Wages in the Federal and Private Sectors; 8. How Do Public Sector Wages and Employment Respond to Economic Conditions?; 9. Promise Them Anything: The Incentive Structures of Local Public Pension Plans
Summary An estimated one out of five employees in this country works for some branch of government. Because policies concerning the compensation of these employees rest on assumptions about the economic dynamics of the public sector, the issue of public sector employment is of vital importance in the analysis of the national economy. In Public Sector Payrolls, leading economists explore the independent and interdependent functioning of the public and private sectors and their effect on the economy as a whole. The volume, developed from a 1984 National Bureau of Economic Research conference, focuses on
Analysis United States Personnel Remuneration Policies of government
Notes Papers presented at a conference held in Williamsburg, Va., Nov. 15-17, 1984
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Local officials and employees -- Salaries, etc. -- United States -- Congresses.
Teachers -- Salaries, etc. -- United States -- Congresses.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Pay, allowances, etc. -- Congresses.
United States -- Officials and employees -- Salaries, etc. -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Wise, David A.
LC no. 86024962
ISBN 0226903303 (electronic bk.)
9780226903309 (electronic bk.)