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The Resource Living wages around the world : manual for measurement, Richard Anker, Martha Anker, (electronic resource)

Living wages around the world : manual for measurement, Richard Anker, Martha Anker, (electronic resource)

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Living wages around the world : manual for measurement
Title
Living wages around the world
Title remainder
manual for measurement
Statement of responsibility
Richard Anker, Martha Anker
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Language
eng
Summary
Wages are the main determinant of living standards for the vast majority of workers and families around the world. This manual describes a new methodology to measure what constitutes a decent but basic standard of living and how much workers need to earn to afford this, making it possible for researchers to estimate comparable living wages around the world and determine gaps between living wages and prevailing wages. The new, practical methodology in this manual draws on 10 years of research and experience to clearly explain each step in the estimation process, based on standards for a low-cost nutritious diet, healthy housing, and all other needs including decent health care and children's education. It stresses transparency and the need for time- and place-specific living wage estimates, and is replete with examples from country studies that have put it to the test. The authors describe how living wages can be estimated in locations and countries where secondary data are limited and make new, practical recommendations on how to value in kind benefits as partial payment of a living wage An essential tool for global sustainability standards, researchers, NGOs, governments and international organizations interested in wages, estimating realistic poverty lines, formulating policies for reducing poverty and income inequality, and improving livelihoods and international trade agreements. This manual is also an excellent tool for companies, global sustainability standards, trade unions, NGOs, and public-private partnerships, and others concerned with corporate social responsibility and human resources
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DLC
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1943-
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Anker, Richard
Index
index present
LC call number
HD6978
LC item number
.A55 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Anker, Martha
  • Edward Elgar Publishing
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  • Cost and standard of living
  • Wages
Label
Living wages around the world : manual for measurement, Richard Anker, Martha Anker, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (392 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781786431462
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Living wages around the world : manual for measurement, Richard Anker, Martha Anker, (electronic resource)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (392 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781786431462
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Specific material designation
remote

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