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EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS OF WAGE DIFFERENTIALS AMONG PUBLIC SERVANTS IN NIGERIA

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TABLE OF CONTENT
Title page………………………………………………………I
Certification page……………………………………………..II
Approval………………………………………………………III
Acknowledgement…………………………………………….IV
Dedication………………………………………………………V
Abstract………………………………………………………..VI
Chapter one
1.1 Background of study……………………………………..…….1
1.2 Research problem……………………………………………….6
1.3 Objectives of the study………………………………………….8
1.4 Justification of the study…………………………………………9
1.5 Scope of the study…………………………………………….…9
Chapter two
2.1 Conceptual review………………………………………………11.
2.2 Theoretical literature……………………………………………..13
2.2.1 Wage differentials………………………………………………..13
2.2.2 Wage determination…………………………………………..….22
2.2.3 Employee turnover and wage differentials……………………….24
2.2.4 Theories of wage differentials…………………………………….27
2.3 The Nigeria experience
2.3.1 Nigeria labour market……………………………………………….30
2.3.2 Features of the market………………………………………………31
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2.3.3 Wage differentials in the public service………………………….….32
2.3.4 The rationale for wage disparity………………………………….…32
2.3.5 Wage structure in Nigeria………………………………………..….34
2.3.6 Minimum wage and implementation problem in Nigeria…………….35
2.4 Empirical literature………………………………………………..…36
2.5 Limitation of previous studies………………………………………..43
Chapter three
Methodology
3.1 Analytical framework…………………………………………………44
3.2 Model specification……………………………………………………48
3.3 Method of analysis…………………………………………………….50
3.4 Data sources and method of collection………………………………..51
Chapter four
Presentation and Analysis of data and results
4.1 Presentation and analysis of data……………………………………….52
4.2 Presentation of result…………………………………………………..52
4.3 Interpretation of result…………………………………………………..56
Chapter five
Summary, Recommendation and Conclusion
5.1 Summary of findings………………………………………………..60
5.2 Policy relevance ……………………………………………………61
5.3 Recommendation for further studies………………………………..62
5.4 Limitation of the study ……………………………………………..62
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5.5 Conclusion…………………………………………………………62
Bibliography……………………………………………………………….64
Appendixes………………………………………………………………..68
Questionnaires…………………………………………………………….72
List table
4.1 Estimate of model 1by different quantile……………………………
4.2 Estimate of quantile wage differential between federal and state workers…….
4.3 Estimate on the impact of wage differential on labour turnover between federal and
state workers
4.4 Estimate of wage differential by sector of employment…………………………..
Wage distribution of civil servants among federal and state employees…………..
Distribution of employed persons interested in changing job by reasons, gender and sector as
at March 2009………

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