firm performance

Publication date: 6 May 2014 | Publication type: Journal article/book/chapter | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Bryson, A
Despite declining bargaining power, unions continue to generate a wage premium. Some feel collective bargaining has had its day. Politicians on both sides of the Atlantic have recently called for the removal of bargaining rights from workers in the name of wage and employment flexibility, yet...
Publication date: 25 Aug 2012 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity, Employment & Social policy | Authors: Bryson, A, Forth, J | External authors: Minghai Zhou | NIESR discussion paper number: 397
All that we know about the CEO labour market in China comes from studies of public listed companies and state-owned enterprises (SOEs). This paper is the first to examine the operation of the CEO labour market across all sectors of the Chinese economy. We do so using World Bank enterprise data for...
Publication date: 11 Oct 2010 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity | Authors: Bryson, A | External authors: Papps, K.L. and Gomez, R. | JEL classification: L23; L25; L83; M51 | NIESR discussion paper number: 365
A detailed longitudinal dataset is assembled containing annual performance and biographical data for every player over the entire history of professional major league baseball. The data are then aggregated to the team level for the period 1920-2009 in order to test whether teams built on a more...