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The Resource Living wages around the world : manual for measurement, Richard Anker (Senior Research Fellow, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA, formerly of the International Labour Organization), Martha Anker (Independent researcher, formerly of the World Health Organization and the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA)

Living wages around the world : manual for measurement, Richard Anker (Senior Research Fellow, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA, formerly of the International Labour Organization), Martha Anker (Independent researcher, formerly of the World Health Organization and the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA)

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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 (Senior Research Fellow, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA, formerly of the International Labour Organization), Martha Anker (Independent researcher, formerly of the World Health Organization and the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA)
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This manual describes a new methodology to measure a decent but basic standard of living in different countries 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, even in countries with limited secondary data" -- From the publisher
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1943-
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Anker, Richard
Dewey number
331.2/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD4917
LC item number
.A55 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Anker, Martha
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Living wage movement
  • Cost and standard of living
  • Cost and standard of living
  • Living wage movement
  • Existenzminimum
  • Internationaler Vergleich
Label
Living wages around the world : manual for measurement, Richard Anker (Senior Research Fellow, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA, formerly of the International Labour Organization), Martha Anker (Independent researcher, formerly of the World Health Organization and the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA)
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-360) and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreward / Robert Pollin -- Introduction -- Overview of the Anker living wage methodology -- Model diet for a living wage -- Local food prices -- Local housing standard for a living wage -- Local cost of decent housing for a living wage -- Non-food and non-housing costs -- Post checks of non-food non-housing costs : introduction -- Health care cost rapid assessment post check -- Education cost rapid assessment post check -- Provision for unexpected events and sustainability -- Family size for a living wage -- Numbers of workers per family -- Take home pay required and taking statutory deductions into account -- Measuring prevailing wages to compare to a living wage -- In kind benefits as partial payment of a living wage -- Living wage in context : wage ladder and wage trends -- Suggested outline of a living wage report -- Summary tables to include in a living wage report -- Updating a living wage estimate
Control code
960286428
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 379 pages
Isbn
9781786431479
Lccn
2016949932
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)960286428
Label
Living wages around the world : manual for measurement, Richard Anker (Senior Research Fellow, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA, formerly of the International Labour Organization), Martha Anker (Independent researcher, formerly of the World Health Organization and the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA)
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-360) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreward / Robert Pollin -- Introduction -- Overview of the Anker living wage methodology -- Model diet for a living wage -- Local food prices -- Local housing standard for a living wage -- Local cost of decent housing for a living wage -- Non-food and non-housing costs -- Post checks of non-food non-housing costs : introduction -- Health care cost rapid assessment post check -- Education cost rapid assessment post check -- Provision for unexpected events and sustainability -- Family size for a living wage -- Numbers of workers per family -- Take home pay required and taking statutory deductions into account -- Measuring prevailing wages to compare to a living wage -- In kind benefits as partial payment of a living wage -- Living wage in context : wage ladder and wage trends -- Suggested outline of a living wage report -- Summary tables to include in a living wage report -- Updating a living wage estimate
Control code
960286428
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 379 pages
Isbn
9781786431479
Lccn
2016949932
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)960286428

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