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Publication date: 31 Aug 2010 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Authors: Bryson, A | External authors: Freeman, R. | JEL classification: D83; H3; I22; J33; J54 | NIESR discussion paper number: 361
Many firms encourage employees to own company stock through share plans that subsidise the price at favorable rates, but even so many employees do not buy shares. Using a new survey of employees in a multinational with a share ownership plan, we find considerable variation in joining among...