Education & Labour

Publication date: 1 Mar 2018 | Publication type: Journal article/book/chapter | Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Bryson, A, Forth, J, Stokes, L | Journal: The Manchester School Vol. 86 Issue 2
Estimates of the performance pay (PP) premium using household survey data are upwardly biased due to the use of PP contracts in higher paying workplaces. Using nationally representative linked employer‐employee data we estimate the PP premium at the mean and across the wage distribution, after...
Publication date: 13 Jun 2017 | Publication type: Journal article/book/chapter | Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Stokes, L, Bryson, A, Forth, J, Weale, M | Journal: British Journal of Industrial Relations Vol. 55 Issue 4
Using the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings, we explore whether the fortunes of employees paid for performance differ from those of fixed pay workers during recession. Only in the bottom quintile of the wage distribution were performance pay employees more likely to experience greater falls in...
Publication date: 27 Feb 2018 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Dorsett, R, Stokes, L, Weale, M | External authors: Panayiotou, S, Hingley, S, Boulden, K, Kyriakopoulos, G, Romanou, E, Anders, J, Smith, J, Boyle, A | Report number: DFE-RR792 | Report to: Department for Education
Publication date: 27 Feb 2018 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Dorsett, R, Stokes, L, Weale, M | External authors: Panayiotou, S, Hingley, S, Boulden, K, Kyriakopoulos, G, Romanou, E, Anders, J, Smith, J, Boyle, A | Report number: DFE RR791 | Report to: Department for Education
Publication date: 27 Feb 2018 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Dorsett, R, Stokes, L | External authors: Anders, J | Report number: DFE-RR794 | Report to: Department for Education
This report describes a randomised control trial (RCT) into the relative effectiveness of face-to-face compared to blended learning for adult English and maths learning. The report: describes the RCT design decisions describes implementation details provides an assessment of how the trial worked
Publication date: 12 May 2017 | Publication type: Journal article/book/chapter | Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Bryson, A, Forth, J, Stokes, L | Journal: Human Resource Management Journal Vol. 27 Issue 4
Theory suggests that performance pay (PP) can align employees' interests with those of the employer and attract high‐ability workers and incentivise effort but that it may be less effective in the public sector. However, empirical evidence on its incidence and effects is largely confined to the...
Publication date: 9 May 2017 | Publication type: Journal article/book/chapter | Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Bryson, A, Forth, J, Stokes, L | Journal: Human Relations Vol. 70 Issue 8
This article uses linked employer–employee data to investigate the relationship between employees’ subjective well-being and workplace performance in Britain. The analyses show a clear, positive and statistically significant relationship between the average level of job satisfaction at the...

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