salaries

Publication date: 12 Oct 2010 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity | Authors: Bryson, A | External authors: Buraimo, B. and Simmons, R. | JEL classification: J33; M52 | NIESR discussion paper number: 366
We establish the effects of salaries on worker performance by exploiting a natural experiment in which some workers in a particular occupation (football referees) switch from short-term contracts to salaried contracts. Worker performance improves among those who move onto salaried contracts...