01 February 2013
The aim of the paper will be to suggest that while laws and institutions may exist to administer wage protection, there may still be barriers that require social actors to take action in order to ensure adequate wage protection is available to workers.
21 January 2013
This study investigates the relative impact of financialisation, globalisation, welfare state retrenchment and technological change on functional income distribution. This is done with an (unbalanced) panel analysis covering up to 71 countries (28 advanced and 43 developing and emerging economies) from 1970 to 2007.
01 January 2013
This paper is intended to provide a comprehensive review of financialisation as a major cause for the financial and economic crisis which started in 2007, and to outline the requirements and the potentials for a long-run sustainable recovery strategy after the 'Great Recession'.
05 November 2012
This paper argues that the polarization of income distribution and the decline in the wage share play an important role in the generation of unbalanced and fragile growth. The authors examine the possibility of an alternative path, a wage-led growth strategy, which is likely to generate a much more stable growth regime for the future.
30 October 2012
This paper estimates the effects of a change in the wage share on growth in the G20 countries using a post-Keynesian/post-Kaleckian model, analyses the interactions among different economies, and calculates the global multiplier effects of a simultaneous decline in the wage share.
15 June 2010
This paper attempts to identify the core reasons for the success of the Domestic Workers United (DWU) Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Campaign while explaining how the strategies adopted overcame particular challenges.
01 June 2010
This paper simulates the impact of extending the coverage of minimum wages on poverty, inequality and gender pay gap in India. The analysis shows that if all wage-earners were covered by minimum wages at the existing levels, then a large proportion of low-paid wage earners could be directly affected.