Are occupations paid what they are worth? An econometric study of occupational wage inequality and productivity

Labour economists typically assume that pay differences between occupations can be explained with variations in productivity. The empirical evidence on the validity of this assumption is surprisingly thin and subject to various potential biases. The authors use matched employer-employee panel data f...

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Main Author: Kampelmann, Stephan K. S
Rycx, Francois
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: 01.08.2011
Related: ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles
Data of publication: 2011/08
Series: Working Papers CEB
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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