Show simple item record



Item Description

dc.contributor.author Suryahadi, Asep en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-11-19T19:08:47Z en_US
dc.date.available 2008-11-19T19:08:47Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2001 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/3729 en_US
dc.description For more about the East-West Center, see <a href="http://www.eastwestcenter.org/">http://www.eastwestcenter.org/</a> en_US
dc.description.abstract Since the late 1980s, minimum wages have become an important plank of the Indonesian government's labour policy. Minimum wages have increased faster than average wages and GDP. As a result, minimum wages have become binding for the majority of workers. This study finds that minimum wages have a positive but statistically insignificant impact on average wages. On the other hand, minimum wages have a negative and statistically significant impact on employment. In particular, the disemployment impact is greatest for women, youth, and less educated workers. However, the employment prospects of white-collar workers are enhanced by increases in minimum wages. en_US
dc.format.extent 39 pages en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher Honolulu: East-West Center en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries East-West Center working papers. Economics series ; no. 38 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Minimum wage - Indonesia en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Wages - Indonesia en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Labor market - Indonesia en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Employment (Economic theory) en_US
dc.title The Impact of minimum wage policy on wages and employment in developing countries : the case of Indonesia en_US
dc.type Papers en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

Item File(s)

Files Size Format View
ECONwp038.pdf 1.684Mb PDF View/Open

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

Search


Advanced Search

Browse

My Account

Statistics

About