The price of worker reliability

Worker absenteeism is costly to firms that use assembly line production processes. This paper shows why an assembly line firm may prefer to pay higher average wages and reduce sick pay entitlement relative to firms with constant returns.

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Volume: 41
Main Author: Coles, Melvyn G
Treble, John G
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: LAUSANNE 1 Elsevier B.V 1993
ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA LAUSANNE
Elsevier
North Holland
published in: Economics letters Vol. 41; no. 2; pp. 149 - 155
Data of publication: 1993
ISSN: 0165-1765
1873-7374
EISSN: 1873-7374
Discipline: Economics
Series: Economics Letters
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