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- DNBulletin: Influx of young employees and flex workers slowed down wage growth
- Between 2014 and 2018, gross wage growth lagged behind contractual wage growth in spite of an economic upswing and a tightening labour market. One of the causes is the influx of young employees and flex workers during that period. This emerged from a joint study conducted by De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) and CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB). A further likely cause is the fact that individual remuneration components, such as additional wage increases, bonuses and promotion-related pay rises, were lower than before.
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