Daily Archives: December 14, 2011

Claire Jones

Never ones to avoid researching the more sensitive of topics (see here), the European Central Bank published a paper on Tuesday covering the rather delicate issue of public sector pay.

The paper (which features the standard disclaimer that it does not represent the views of the central bank) focuses on the gap between public sector and private sector pay, an issue of huge political significance at the moment given the degree to which the troika – with the ECB at the forefront – are forcing governments to cut spending.

So what does the research find?  Read more