Wage dispersion and workers` effort
AbstractWe study experimentally the relationship between intra-firm wage dispersion chosen by principals and workers'' performance. Principals show a preference for more egalitarian wage schemes, and workers are negatively influenced by high levels of wage inequality.
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Volume (Year): 29 (2009)
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wage dispersion; effort; experiment; gift-exchange;
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- C9 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments
- J3 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs
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