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Engineering Earnings in Britain, 1914-68

Hart RA & MacKay DI (1975) Engineering Earnings in Britain, 1914-68, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society – Series A, 138 (1), pp. 32-50.

The paper presents weekly earnings data for the British engineering industryover 1914-68 and comparable unemployment statistics. Additional informationis provided to allow calculation of standard hourly and weekly earnings.The series cover the two key bargaining groups in the engineering industry,fitters and labourers, and 28 separate labour market areas across the wholegeographical space of Great Britain. The main purpose of the paper is toprovide an important additional source of earnings data which can be usedfor a variety of purposes, but a number of analyses of a particular subject,the regional earnings structure, is also undertaken.

Engineering earnings; Hours of work; Unemployment; Local market areas; Historical coverage; Regional earnings structure

AuthorsHart Robert A, MacKay Donald I
Publication date1975
PublisherRoyal Statistical Society / Wiley-Blackwell / Blackwell Publishing
ISSN 0964-1998

Journal of the Royal Statistical Society – Series a: Volume 138, Issue 1 (1975)

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