An empirical note on wages in an internal labour market
AbstractEarnings functions are estimated using personnel data of a German company. Results support a positive correlation between human capital, hierarchical levels, promotions, and wages. Moreover, promoted and newly hired employees start at the bottom of a level's wage distribution.
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Volume (Year): 99 (2008)
Issue (Month): 3 (June)
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