Nominal Wage Rigidity: Non-Parametric Tests Based on Union Data for Canada
35 Pages Posted: 21 Aug 2001
Date Written: August 2001
We study the wage-change distributions in union contracts reached in Canada between 1976-1999. We use non-parametric tests to check for nominal wage rigidity and find that it is present during low inflation periods.
Keywords: Nominal Wage Rigidity, Non-Parametric Tests
JEL Classification: E31, J31
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