Skip to main content

Table 6 List of variables

From: Co-movements between public and private wages in the EU: what factors and with what policy implications?

Variable Definition Source
Nominal compensations per employee in the general government Calculated as the ratio of government final wage consumption expenditures (CGW) to government employment (EG) OECD Economic Outlook
Real compensations per employee in the general government Deflated by the price deflator of GDP at market prices AMECO
Nominal compensations per employee in the manufacturing sector Calculated as the ratio of total compensations of employees to total employees in the manufacturing industry Eurostat
Real compensations per employee in the manufacturing sector Deflated by price deflator of gross value added in the manufacturing industry AMECO
Productivity Gross value added at 2005 prices per person employed Eurostat
Consumer price index National consumer price index for all items AMECO
Unemployment rate Standardized unemployment rate Eurostat
Government sector size Ratio of general government to total employment OECD Economic Outlook