Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1080/03643107.2010.500988
Title: What if social workers were paid more?
Authors: Irene, Y.H.N. 
Keywords: Economic theory
Salary
Social work
Issue Date: 2010
Citation: Irene, Y.H.N. (2010). What if social workers were paid more?. Administration in Social Work 34 (4) : 351-360. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1080/03643107.2010.500988
Abstract: This article presents a theoretical model-the compensating wage differential model in labor economics-that explains low salaries and high turnover of social workers. Implications of the theoretical conclusions include government intervention to increase relative wages of social workers and specifications for empirical research. © Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.
Source Title: Administration in Social Work
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/50276
ISSN: 03643107
DOI: 10.1080/03643107.2010.500988
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