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Title:Efficiency Wages and Effort: Are Hard Jobs Better? PDF Logo
Authors:Strobl, Eric
Walsh, Frank A.
Issue Date:2003
Series/Report no.:IZA Discussion paper series 661
Abstract:Efficiency wage theory predicts that the wage per unit of effort will be lower in intensively monitored sectors. This wage differential will increase in effort. Using employer-employee matched data from Ghana we provide evidence supporting this hypothesis.
Subjects:efficiency wages
monitoring
JEL:J41
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:IZA Discussion Papers, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA)

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