performance pay, financial participation, institutions

Publication date: 6 Jan 2012 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Bryson, A | External authors: Freeman, R., Lucifora, C., Pellizzari, M. and Perotin, V. | JEL classification: J24, J33, D31 | Report to: CEP Discussion Paper No. 1112
We present new comparable data on the incidence of performance pay schemes in Europe and the USA. We find that the percentage of employees exposed to incentive pay schemes ranges from around 10-15 percent in some European countries to over 40 percent in Scandinavian countries and the US. Individual...