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The West-German wage level between the two World-Wars and after the monetary reform til 1971

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Skiba, Rainer (Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliches Institut (WSI) des DGB)
  • Adam, Hermann
Publication Date
2007
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
Description
  • Abstract

    The aim of the study is to close information-gaps in the range of the long-term development of wages. ´In detail the [authors´] aim of the study was to present the tendency of long-term development of earned income in Germany and to appoint the differences of the wage levels between prewar- and postwar-time (Skiba, Rainer 1974: Das westdeutsche Lohnniveau zwischen den beiden Weltkriegen und nach der Währungsreform. Köln: Bund-Verlag, S. 20).´ Topics: Time series about unemployment, price indices, costs of living, gross domestic product (GDP), national income, productivity and industrial production, development of income, wage ratio, weekly hours of work.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1925 / 1971
    German Reich: 1925-1945 FRG: 1945-1971
Geographic Coverage
  • German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)
  • Germany (DE)
Collection Mode
  • Sources: Computation of the ´Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliches Institut des Deutschen Gewerkschaftsbundes GmbH (WSI)´ (The German Trade Union Federation´s Institute of Economic and Social Sciences). Official Statistics of the German Reich and of the FRG. Scientific publications.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 46
    Number of Variables: 237
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8271 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Skiba, Rainer, unter Mitarbeit von Adam, Hermann: Das westdeutsche Lohnniveau zwischen den beiden Weltkriegen und nach der Währungsreform. Köln: Bund-Verlag 1974.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23

Skiba, Rainer; Adam, Hermann (2007): Das westdeutsche Lohnniveau zwischen den beiden Weltkriegen und nach der Währungsreform bis 1971. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.8271