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dc.contributor.authorGrund, Christianen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-29T15:10:22Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-29T15:10:22Z-
dc.date.issued2002en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/22851-
dc.description.abstractThe wage policy of a German and a U.S. firm is comparatively analysed with a focus on the relation between wages and hierarchies. While prior studies examine only one particular firm, in this paper two plants of the same owners with similar production processes in different institutional environments are inspected. Convex wage profiles over the hierarchy levels of both plants are found. The U.S. plant shows considerably higher intensity of intra-firm competition in terms of higher intra-level wage inequality and yearly promotion rate. In contrast, wages are more distinctly attached to hierarchy levels in the German firm, as wage regressions show. The results are discussed in comparison to prior studies.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisheren_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aBonn econ discussion papers |x2002,3en_US
dc.subject.jelM52en_US
dc.subject.jelM12en_US
dc.subject.jelJ31en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordHierarchiesen_US
dc.subject.keywordIntra-firm wagesen_US
dc.subject.keywordPersonnel recordsen_US
dc.subject.stwLohnstrukturen_US
dc.subject.stwVergütungssystemen_US
dc.subject.stwErwerbsverlaufen_US
dc.subject.stwHierarchieen_US
dc.subject.stwVergleichen_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.subject.stwVereinigte Staatenen_US
dc.titleThe Wage Policy of Firms: Comparative Evidence for the U.S. and Germany from Personnel Dataen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn374452539en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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