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Money Wages

The dollar amount of an hourly wage, without regard for purchasing power, inflation, or other factors that may affect a wage's value. See also: Real Income, New York Dollar.

money wages

WAGE RATES expressed in terms of current MONEY values. An increase in the general level of prices that is not matched by an equivalent rise in money wages, either because of MONEY ILLUSION on the part of the labour force or because employers refuse to grant money wage increases, will cause REAL WAGES to fall; that is, an unchanged money-wage rate will now buy fewer goods and services at the higher level of prices.
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The average monthly nominal wage of employees in Azerbaijan in January-November 2018 increased by 2.9 percent compared to the same period in 2017, and amounted to 540.1 manats, the State Statistics Committee of Azerbaijan reported.
Even nominal wage growth rates for animal husbandry, which were robust earlier, fell from 21.48%-34.77% in FY13-15 to 7% FY17-18.
Economic theory says that the two decline in nominal wage, or an increase in prices of consumer goods will have exactly the same effect on the labour supply.
As consumer prices rise faster, the purchasing power of those earning wages will again increase markedly slower than nominal wages. Inflation stood at 3% in the first quarter, and so real wage growth was 2.6%.
[A] sharp fall in output could be caused by either a rise in nominal wages or a fall in the price level.
Summary: The average monthly nominal wages in Almaty, accrued to employees during the first quarter of 2015 amounted to 152,724 tenge
Using data on nominal wages of hourly workers in the private sector from the Survey of Income and Program Participation, Mustre-del-Rio constructs the series of monthly wage growth for job switchers (without an intervening spell of joblessness).
Thus, nominal wages will increase by 10.4% to 14 thousand 900 som ($250).
"As a result, nominal wages are forecast to grow by 3.7 per cent in 2018, still 0.7 per cent short of the pre-crisis average."
As a result, nominal wages are forecast to grow by 3.7% in 2018, still 0.7% short of the pre-crisis average.
In most of the models, the efficiency of fiscal devaluation is explained by assuming downward rigid nominal wages, which initially results in disequilibrium on the labor market.
It is commonly believed that real wages can fall due to high price inflation, but it is widely thought that nominal wages do not fall (see, inter alia, Bewley, 1999).