TITLE

TWO VIEWS ON WAGE DIFFERENCES - Intraoccupational Wage Diversity

AUTHOR(S)
Rothbaum, Melvin; Ross, Harold G.
PUB. DATE
April 1954
SOURCE
Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Apr54, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p367
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In the January 1958 issue of the Review, Professor Robert L. Raimon put forward the view that diversity of wages among semiskilled workers, who usually are hired on a nonoccupational basis, is considerably greater than the wage spreads for skilled arid unskilled workers, who are occupationally hired. On the basis of their examination of wage data for local labor markets, Messrs. Rothbaum and Ross challenge this view and the empirical data on which it is based, contending that analysis of properly selected job classifications indicates no tendency for semiskilled wages to exhibit greater diversity than wages of skilled or unskilled workers.
ACCESSION #
6447506

 

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