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Work Incentives and Salary Distributions in Major League Baseball


  • Brandon Avrutin
  • Paul Sommers



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  • Brandon Avrutin & Paul Sommers, 2007. "Work Incentives and Salary Distributions in Major League Baseball," Atlantic Economic Journal, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 35(4), pages 509-510, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:atlecj:v:35:y:2007:i:4:p:509-510
    DOI: 10.1007/s11293-007-9084-8

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    1. Alan S. Blinder, 1973. "Wage Discrimination: Reduced Form and Structural Estimates," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 8(4), pages 436-455.
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    3. Stephen A. Woodbury, 1993. "Culture, Human Capital, and the Earnings of West Indian Blacks," Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles 93-20, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
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    2. Tao, Yu-Li & Chuang, Hwei-Lin & Lin, Eric S., 2016. "Compensation and performance in Major League Baseball: Evidence from salary dispersion and team performance," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 43(C), pages 151-159.
    3. Yamamura, Eiji, 2010. "Wage disparity and team performance in the process of industry development: Evidence from Japan’s professional football league," MPRA Paper 27363, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Papahristodoulou, Christos, 2012. "A NLIP Model on Wage Dispersion and Team Performance," MPRA Paper 39149, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    5. Caruso, Raul & Carlo, Bellavite Pellegrini & Marco, Di Domizio, 2016. "Does diversity in the payroll affect soccer teams’ performance? Evidence from the Italian Serie A," MPRA Paper 75644, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    Sports economics; Gini coefficients; Team payroll and performance; J41;

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    • J41 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Labor Contracts


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