wellbeing, job satisfaction, wages

Publication date: 16 Mar 2011 | Publication type: Conference and seminar output | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Bryson, A | External authors: Barth, E. and Dale-Olsen, H. | JEL classification: J28; J31; J81
CEP Labour Workshop seminar presentation. Using linked employer-employee data for Britain we find higher wages are associated with higher job satisfaction and lower worker wellbeing measured on an anxiety-contentment scale. The effect is robust to the inclusion of rich job controls (3-digit...