Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/71950
Authors: 
Rivas, Maria Fernanda
Sutter, Matthias
Year of Publication: 
2008
Series/Report no.: 
Working Papers in Economics and Statistics 2008-15
Abstract: 
We study experimentally the relationship between intra-firm wage dispersion chosen by principals and workers' performance. Principals show a preference for more egalitarian wage schemes, and workers are negatively influenced by high levels of wage inequality.
Subjects: 
wage dispersion
effort
experiment
gift-exchange
JEL: 
C92
J33
M52
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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