Labour share of income (Part 6: The missing big picture)

Labour share of income (Part 6: The missing big picture) Phuah Eng Chye (30 June 2018) Economists are increasingly concerned about the persistent decline in the labour share of income. This is because they anticipate wage stagnation and worsening inequalities will weaken household consumption. This will impede prospects for an economy recovery and lead to … “Labour share of income (Part 6: The missing big picture)”

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Labour share of income (Part 5: The quandary of labour reform)

Labour share of income (Part 5: The quandary of labour reform) Phuah Eng Chye (23 June 2018) Corporations set wages and hence determine the distribution of income. In the early phases of industrialisation, public abhorrence over appalling work and social conditions galvanised governments to introduce labour legislation and institutions (trade unions) to protect ordinary workers. … “Labour share of income (Part 5: The quandary of labour reform)”

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