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  Together We Rule, Divided We Stand: Public Employers as Semisovereign State Actors and the Political Economy of Public Sector Wage Restraint in Germany

Di Carlo, D. (2019). Together We Rule, Divided We Stand: Public Employers as Semisovereign State Actors and the Political Economy of Public Sector Wage Restraint in Germany. PhD Thesis, Universität zu Köln, Köln.

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Di Carlo, Donato1, Author              
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1International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy, MPI for the Study of Societies, Max Planck Society, ou_1214550              

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Language(s): eng - English
 Dates: 2019-06-262019
 Publication Status: Published in print
 Pages: ix, 223
 Publishing info: Köln : Universität zu Köln
 Table of Contents: List of Figures
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List of Abbreviations
Acknowledgements

Setting the Scene
Introduction
The argument of the dissertation
Plan of the dissertation

Part I. Public employers as semisovereign state actors. Toward a state-centred institutionalist framework for the study of public sector wage setting

Chapter 1. Wage policies in EMU’s public sectors
1.1 Defining wage policy options in the context of the EMU macroeconomic regime
1.2 The importance of wage policy in the EMU
1.3 The puzzle of Germany’s public sector wage restraint
1.4 Brief excursus on defining the public sector

Chapter 2. Methodological strategy of the dissertation
2.1 Logic of case selection: Germany as both an extreme and crucial case
2.2 Methodology: a two-step process tracing approach
2.3 Nature, origin and storage of the utilised sources

Chapter 3. Casting the net widely: Germany’s public sector wage restraint and the study of wage determination in the social sciences
3.1 Economics
3.2 Interests-based Comparative Political Economy
3.3 Industrial Relations
3.4 Institutionalist Comparative Political Economy
3.5 Testing the rival hypothesis: does export-led pattern bargaining explain wage restraint in the German public sector?

Chapter 4. Toward a state-centred institutionalist framework for the study of public sector wage setting
4.1 Foundations of theory-guided process tracing: state-centred institutionalism as an alternative theoretical approach
4.2 Together we rule, divided we stand: public employers as semisovereign state actors
4.3 Public employees and the political deterrence power
4.4 The state as an institutional contextualisation: a four-tier analytical framework for the study of public sector wage setting
4.5 Wage policy requires fiscal politics

Part 2. From reunification to a new institutional equilibrium: the trajectory of wage restraint in the German public sector

Chapter 5. The German institutional setting in the early 1990s
5.1 The politico-administrative structure of the state
5.2 Public Sector employment relations and the system of interest representation
5.3 The fiscal constitution of the state
5.4 Legal and fiscal watchdogs

Chapter 6. The 1990s. Die Blühenden Landschaften hit the vincolo esterno
6.1 Reunification and the loss of fiscal and wage discipline (1990-1993)
6.2 Public sector wage restraint in the face of budget deficits (1994-1997)
6.3 Analysis of the 1990s

Chapter 7. The 2000s. The double Länder offensive: institutional and constitutional reforms of public sector wage setting
7.1 Wage restraint in the context of institutional reforms of the wage bargaining structure
7.2 Competitive federalism and civil service’s wage differentiation in the context of constitutional reforms
7.3 Analysis of the 2000s

Chapter 8. “Die öffentlichen Kassen sind immer leer“, even in the age of prosperity
8.1 A new institutional equilibrium in the German public sector

Conclusions
Public employers as semisovereign state actors and the political economy of public sector wage restraint in Germany
The fiscal mechanism of public sector wage restraint: wider implications for CPE theory and policy making in the EMU

List of references
Appendix A: list of interviewees
Appendix B: dates of the signature of selected sectoral collective bargaining agreements
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