quality-of-living allowance

02:15 Nov 4, 2010
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English to Japanese translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Human Resources
English term or phrase: quality-of-living allowance
I am translating the international transfer policy of a German company.

The text concerned is "cost-of-living and quality-of-living allowances" and I am wondering how best to differntiate these two. I translated "cost-of-living allowance" as 生計費. I suppose "quality-of-living allowance" is an additional compensation paid to the employees so that they can maintain the living standard of the host country.
Miho Ohashi

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Yasutomo Kanazawa
Soonthon LUPKITARO(Ph.D.)



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See: http://www.kpmg.or.jp/resources/keywords/cola.html

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Asker: Thanks for your suggetion. So, would you say that "cost-of-living and quality-of-living allowances" is actually one word and can be translated as "生活費手当" all together?

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quality of livingとは生活環境のことを指します。


Quality of living survey で検索するとMercerという会社が行った調査があります。



Yasutomo Kanazawa
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