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Past mistakes carry warnings for the future of work

5 mins | May 29, 2019

Ministers today are keen to trumpet the rise in hourly wages, but this is not the whole story. Seasonal shifts and cuts taken from the middlemen mean that annual wages are often a lot lower than they appear. Sarah O'Connor writing in the Financial Times reveals how data from the 17th and 18th centuries also obscured the reality.

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From Financial Times