Performance Pay and the White-Black Wage Gap

We show that the reported tendency for performance pay to be associated with greater wage inequality at the top of the earnings distribution applies only to white workers. This results in the white-black wage differential among those in performance pay jobs growing over the earnings distribution eve...

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Volume: 30
Main Author: Parent, Daniel
Heywood, John S
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: University of Chicago Press 2012
published in: Journal of Labor Economics Vol. 30; no. 2; pp. 249 - 290
Data of publication: 2012
Series: Journal of Labor Economics
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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