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Living wages around the world : manual for measurement

Author: Richard Anker
Publisher: Cheltenham ; Northampton, Massachusetts : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Anker, Richard.
Living wages around the world.
Cheltenham ; Northampton, Massachusetts : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2017]
(DLC) 2016949932
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Anker
ISBN: 9781786431462 1786431467 9781786431455 1786431459 9781786431479 1786431475
OCLC Number: 970036008
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Overview of the Anker living wage methodology --
Part --
I Cost of a basic but decent life for worker and family --
3. Model diet for a living wage --
4. Local food prices --
5. Local housing standard for a living wage --
6 Local cost of decent housing for a living wage --
7. Non-food and non-housing costs --
8. Post checks of non-food non-housing costs: introduction --
9. Health care cost rapid assessment post check --
10. Education cost rapid assessment post check --
11. Provision for unexpected events and sustainability --
12. Family size for a living wage --
Part II: Estimating a living wage 13. Number of workers per family --
14. Take home pay required and taking statutory deductions into account --
Part III: Prevailing wages and gaps to a living wage --
15. Measuring prevailing wages to compare to a living wage --
16. In kind benefits as partial payment of a living wage --
17. Living wage in context: wage ladder and recent wage trends --
Part IV: Typical living wage report and updating a living wage estimate --
18. Suggested outline of a living wage report --
19. Summary tables to include in a living wage report --
20. Updating a living wage estimate --
References --
Index.
Responsibility: Richard Anker, Martha Anker.

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