Major Objectives

  • To examine the on going consequences of the deficit reduction programme on measures of labour market inequality
  • To explore the nature of regional variation in public-private sector pay
  • To consider the intrinsic quality of work in the public sector and private sectors of the economy

The study is based on the secondary analysis of:

  • The Quarterly Labour Force Survey
  • The Annual Population Survey
  • Understanding Society
  • The Skills and Employment Survey (2012) and its predecessors