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The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries$
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A.B. Atkinson

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199532438

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.001.0001

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Netherlands

Netherlands

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(p.280) L Netherlands
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The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries
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DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.003.0027

This chapter presents tables of data on Netherlands and an account of its increased earnings distribution. It shows that the overall distribution of earnings in the Netherlands was fairly stable from 1970 to 1983, with an improvement in the position of those in the lower part of the distribution. This was followed by a period from the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s when the top decile increased; the bottom decile may have fallen and the incidence of low pay increased. Since the mid-1990s, any changes in dispersion are not large enough to register according to the criteria applied here.

Keywords:   country data, data sources, earnings distribution, low pay, earnings dispersion

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