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Organization and Firm Performance in the Czech Republic

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  • Štěpán Jurajda
  • Juraj Stančík

Many economic analyses use employer-employee data to compare wage and productivity differentials across demographic groups. We apply this approach to assess the importance of ´organizational´ workers, i.e., managing and marketing personnel. The estimates based on 2000-2006 Czech worker-level data augmented with company balance sheet information suggest that these workers are important for company performance and that they are fairly rewarded for their relative productivity in terms of their relative pay. Foreign-owned companies feature higher shares of such workers who are more productive in these firms (relative to other employees) compared to domestically owned companies.

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Volume (Year): 2013 (2013)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 85-110

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