Minimum Wages, Collective Bargaining and Economic Development in Asia and Europe

A Labour Perspective

  • Maarten van Klaveren
  • Denis Gregory
  • Thorsten Schulten

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. Maarten van Klaveren
    Pages 1-18
  3. Yongjian Hu
    Pages 19-38
  4. Dang Quang Dieu, Hien Thi Thuong Dong
    Pages 39-58
  5. Maarten van Klaveren, Tae-Hyun Kim
    Pages 59-77
  6. Hansjörg Herr
    Pages 78-100
  7. Karamat Ali, Zeenat Hisam, Sohail Javed
    Pages 101-119
  8. Biju Varkkey
    Pages 120-138
  9. Surya Tjandra, Maarten van Klaveren
    Pages 139-155
  10. Sakdina Chatrakul Na Ayudhya
    Pages 156-172
  11. Maarten van Klaveren, Thorsten Schulten
    Pages 173-187
  12. Michel Husson, Estelle Sommeiller, Catherine Vincent
    Pages 188-210
  13. Salvo Leonardi, Riccardo Sanna
    Pages 211-229
  14. Thorsten Schulten, Reinhard Bispinck
    Pages 230-252
  15. Maarten van Klaveren, Kea Tijdens
    Pages 253-272
  16. Line Eldring, Kristin Alsos
    Pages 273-286
  17. Bela Galgoczi
    Pages 287-306
  18. Rupert Griffin, Denis Gregory
    Pages 307-324
  19. Elena Gerasimova, Anna Bolsheva
    Pages 325-343
  20. Back Matter
    Pages 344-365

About this book


This book offers a labour perspective on wage-setting institutions, collective bargaining and economic development. Sixteen country chapters, eight on Asia and eight on Europe, focus in particular on the role and effectiveness of minimum wages in the context of national trends in income inequality, economic development, and social security.


China development Eastern Europe Economic Development Italy Japan Minimum Wages social security statistics Vietnam

Editors and affiliations

  • Maarten van Klaveren
    • 1
  • Denis Gregory
    • 2
  • Thorsten Schulten
    • 3
  1. 1.Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour StudiesThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Ruskin College OxfordUK
  3. 3.Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliches Institut (WSI)Germany

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