Downward wage rigidity in Slovenia: Evidence from a survey of firms The paper analysis downward wage rigidity in Slovenian firms using firm-level survey data on wage-setting behaviour
The paper analyzes the downward rigidity of wages for Slovenian firms. The data used in the paper is based on the survey of firms that was conducted within the framework of the Wage Dynamics Network (WDN), a research network sponsored by a consortium of Central Banks of the EU and coordinated by the European Central Bank (ECB).
In the survey, firms were asked about their wage-setting behavior with regards to frequency of wage-cuts and indexation of wages to inflation. The data contains other firm-level characteristics, which can be used to analyze determinants of wage rigidities from perspective of firms.
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