wage inequality

Publication date: 10 Apr 2015 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Bryson, A | External authors: Bryan, M. | Project: The Prevalence and Effects of Performance-Related Pay in Britain
Using data from the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS) we show performance pay (PP) increased earnings dispersion among men and women, and to a lesser extent among full-time working women, in the decade of economic growth which ended with the recession of 2008. PP was also associated with some...
Publication date: 28 May 2014 | Publication type: Conference and seminar output | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Bryson, A, Forth, J, Stokes, L
Poster presentation at Workshop on Firm-Level Analysis of Labour Issues, Louvain-la-Neuve (UCL-Belgium), 28 May 2014
Publication date: 22 Jul 2014 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Bryson, A | JEL classification: J33 | NIESR discussion paper number: 433
Using nationally representative linked employer-employee data we find one-quarter of employees in Britain are paid for performance. The log hourly wage gap between performance pay and fixed pay employees is .36 points.  This falls to .15 log points after controlling for observable demographic, job...