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'Working mothers around the world' are worse off - March 25, 2019

Becoming a mother has negative consequences for your salary. Especially women with a low social position experience these effects. These conclusions can be found in the dissertation by Janna Besamusca, associated with the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and WageIndicator Foundation.

Call for papers for FLAME University's 2nd International Conference - October 9, 2018

FLAME University calls upon researchers to send in unpublished research papers for its 2nd International Conference, taking place on March 1 and 2, 2019. The papers should be related to the conference theme ‘An Uncertain World: Growth, Development and Sustainability’. The conference is organised together with The Indian Econometric Society and the WageIndicator Foundation.

Mapping the Global Garment Supply Chain - August 31, 2018

Currently nearly all 8,100 factories producing garment and footwear for 24 European, US and Japanese brands are formally independent. These brands, like H&M, C&A, Adidas or Nike, own hardly any factories anymore; neither do they have a domestic production base.

Purchasing power differences for commerce sector in Europe - April 20, 2018

Portugese and Croatian workers in the commerce sector, who get paid according to the lowest pay scales, have the least purchasing power. This is shown through WageIndicator BARCOM research on collectively bargained wages amongst twelve European countries. The best-off workers in commerce with a low wage live in Denmark and Finland.

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