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Tenure, Wage Profiles and Monitoring

  • Sessions, John G.

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    (University of Bath)

  • Theodoropoulos, Nikolaos

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    (University of Cyprus)

We investigate the relationship between the slope of the wage-tenure profile and the level of monitoring across two cross sections of matched employer-employee British data. Our theoretical model predicts that increased monitoring leads to a decline in the slope of the wage-tenure profile. Our empirical analysis provides strong support for this prediction.

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