II Conceptual and Methodological Issues in the Development of the Data Base
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Abstract

The collection of data on the subject of government employment and wages proved extremely difficult. Neither the International Labor Organization (ILO) nor any of the other United Nations organizations collects statistics on either subject in a standardized way. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has occasionally done work in this area but only on a limited basis, including a recent study on the general magnitude of government employment in the OECD countries during the 1970s.1 Over the last 20 years, a handful of academic studies have been made on the subject.2

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