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Publication date: 22 Mar 2016 | Publication type: Journal article/book/chapter | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity | Authors: Forth, J, Stokes, L | External authors: Bryson, A | JEL classification: J33 | Journal: International Journal of Manpower Vol. 37 Issue 2 | Project: The Prevalence and Effects of Performance-Related Pay in Britain | Publisher: Emerald
We use nationally-representative, monthly data on the total wage bill and employment of around 8,500 firms to investigate fluctuations in the economic importance of performance bonuses in Britain over the past 15 years. We decompose the share of the total economy-wide wage bill that is accounted...