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Public/Private Sector Compensation Bakeoff (David Leonhardt Edition)

New York Times columnist David Leonhardt has weighed in on the public/private salary rumpus triggered by the Wisconsin union- busting campaign, and he delivers a customarily level-headed verdict: [A]cademic papers spanning more than 30 years have found that government workers receive … Continue reading

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Public/Private Sector Compensation Bakeoff (PBS NewsHour Edition)

More grist for the salary mill, via Tuesday’s PBS NewsHour (video embedded): Protests in Wisconsin, Elsewhere Stir Debate on Public vs. Private Pay, Benefits And we take up the contentious question of public- versus private-sector pay with Harley Shaiken of … Continue reading

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Public/Private Sector Compensation Bakeoff (NPR Edition)

More slop from the debate over who makes better money: public sector or private sector workers. (Previous hardworking staff notes here and here.) From Dan Bobkoff’s piece on Friday’s All Things Considered: [I]s it true that many government workers have … Continue reading

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