Profit sharing and relative consumption
Mandatory profit sharing can represent a Pareto-improvement if labour supply is excessive due to relative consumption effects. Profit sharing reduces wages. If the rise in profit income keeps total income constant, there will only be a Pareto-improving substitution effect.
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