How performance related pay affects productivity and employment

Anne Gielen, MJM Kerkhofs, Jan van Ours

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This paper uses information from a panel of Dutch firms to investigate the labor productivity effects of performance related pay (PRP). We find that PRP increases productivity at the firm level with 9% and employment growth with 5%.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)291-301
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Population Economics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes


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