Competition & reform: government & public sector pay setting

Competition and reform: devolved government and public sector pay setting

Investigators

Elliott, R., Scott, A. (HERU) and Bell, D. (University of Stirling)

Summary

The project examined the nature and setting of public sector pay across the territories of the UK. It analysed the structure of regional pay in the public and private sectors of the UK economy and the effects of any differences in these structures. A number of survey and administrative datasets were used to examine the trends and determinants of public sector pay the impact of local labour markets on pay and the compatibility of these arrangements with the goals of the devolved administrations.

Contact

R Elliott

Status

Complete

Publications

Elliott, R., Bell, D., Scott, A.,Ma, A. and Roberts, E. Devolved government and public sector pay reforms: considerations of equity and efficiency. Regional Studies.2005; 39(4): 519-539.

Ma, A., Roberts, E., Elliott, R., Bell, D. and Scott, A. Comparing the NES and LFS: An analysis of the differences between the data sets and their implications for the pattern of geographical pay in the UK. Regional Studies.2006; 40(6): 645-665.

Bell, D., Elliott, R., Ma, A., Scott, A. and Roberts, E. The Pattern and evolution of Geographic Wage Differences in the Public and Private Sector in Britain. The Manchester School. 2007; 75(4): 386-421.

Elliott, R.,Mavromaras, K. and Meurs, D. Special Issue on Public Sector Wage Structures and Regional Competitiveness: Editors' Introduction. The Manchester School. 2007; 75(4): 373-385.

Elliott, R., Ma, A., Scott, A.,Bell, D. and Roberts, E. Geographically Differentiated Pay in the Labour Market for Nurses. Journal of Health Economics. 2007; 26(1): 191-212.

Elliott, R.,Gerova, V. and Phimister, E. Distribution and structure of pay. In: Changing Scotland: evidence from the British Household Panel Survey. Ermisch, J. and Wright, R. (eds.) The Policy Press. 2005. pp.157-182.

Elliott, R. Local Pay. In: Rethinking Reward: the key issues. Corby, S. (ed.) Chapter 5, Palgrave MacMillan, 2008.

Presentations

Elliott, R., Ma, A., Scott, A., Bell, D. and Roberts, E. Geographically differentiated pay in the labour market for nurses. University of Aberdeen Business School. March 2005.

Elliott, R., Ma, A., Scott, A., Bell, D. and Roberts, E. Geographically differentiated pay in the labour market for nurses. Economics Department. University of Brisbane. August 2005.