What factors Influence Internal migration and Wage Growth? an Empirical Analysis of Private Formal Sector in Bolgatanga-Ghana

Nicholas Awuse, Patrick Tandoh Offin

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The primary aim of this study is to explore the determinants of wage growth velocity in personal formal sector of Bolgatanga Municipality. A primary data collection technique was used and sample size of 345 individuals interviewed using a well structured interview schedule and questionnaire by convenient sampling. Ordinary least square method was applied to study the dependency of growth rate of wage on different variables in Bolgatanga Municipality. Findings reveal that education, gender, experience, household area and marital status of the respondents absolutely affect growth of wages at less than 1% level of significance. 


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/ber.v4i1.4973

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