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Evolutionary perspectives on salary dispersion within firms

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  • Kevin Kniffin

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Bioeconomics.

    Volume (Year): 11 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 1 (April)
    Pages: 23-42

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jbioec:v:11:y:2009:i:1:p:23-42

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    Keywords: Behavioral economics; Relative fitness; Egalitarianism; Evolutionary psychology; Anthropology; Trans disciplinary; Compensation; Sex differences; Age; Labor unions; J31; D31; M52; Z10;

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