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EFFICIENCY WAGES AND INDUSTRY WAGE DIFFERENTIALS: A COMPARISON ACROSS METHODS OF PAY

Chen, Paul; Edin, Per-Anders

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Efficiency wage considerations should be less important for piece-rate pay than for time wages. Therefore, if industry wage differentials reflect efficiency wage factors, then these pay differences should be less sizable and have less explanatory power for piecework than for timework. We test this proposition using wage data for male production workers employed in the Swedish metalworking industries in 1985. The data are partitioned into two groups of workers. In our preferred subsample of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/88153
Source: Review of Economics and Statistics
DOI: 10.1162/003465302760556459

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