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Addressing the Gender Pay Gap in Ethiopia: How Crucial is the Quest for Education Parity?

Alexandre Kolev and Pablo Suárez Robles.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Demographic Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Labour Discrimination. 16340 words.

This paper uses the 2005 Ethiopian Labour Force Survey to analyse the gender pay gap in Ethiopia. A particular attention is drawn on the relative importance of education parity to mitigate...

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Agency Problems of Corporate Philanthropy

Ronald W. Masulis and Syed Walid Reza.

in The Review of Financial Studies

February 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Mergers and Acquisitions; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Labour and Demographic Economics. 19859 words.

Evaluating agency theory and optimal contracting theory views of corporate philanthropy, we find that as corporate giving increases, shareholders reduce their valuation of firm cash...

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Agricultural Graduate Earnings: The Impacts of College, Career, and Gender

Andrew P. Barkley, Cynthia K. Sylvius and Wendy A. Stock.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 1999; p ublished online November 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 0 words.

Survey data were used to identify determinants of starting and current salaries of agricultural graduates from Kansas State University from 1976–97. Salaries were significantly influenced...

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Assessing the Equalizing Force of Mobility Using Short Panels: France, 1990–2000

Stéphane Bonhomme and Jean-Marc Robin.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 10378 words.

In this paper, we document whether and how much the equalizing force of earnings mobility has changed in France in the 1990's. For this purpose, we use a representative three-year panel,...

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Auditor Conservatism, Incentive Compensation, and the Quality of Financial Reporting

Ravi Singh and Ian Larkin.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

November 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Corporate Governance; Mergers and Acquisitions; Corporate Regulation; Law and Economics; Accounting; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 13040 words.

This paper examines how performance-based compensation for managers influences their reporting behavior and the resulting stance auditors take when deciding whether to certify a manager’s...

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The Bright Side of Corporate Diversification: Evidence from Internal Labor Markets

Geoffrey Tate and Liu Yang.

in The Review of Financial Studies

August 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Demand and Supply of Labour; Mergers and Acquisitions; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 21502 words.

We document differences in human-capital deployment between diversified and focused firms. We find that diversified firms have higher labor productivity and that they redeploy labor to...

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Capital Account Opening and Wage Inequality

Mauricio Larrain.

in The Review of Financial Studies

June 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; International Finance. 12602 words.

Opening the capital account allows financially constrained firms to raise capital from abroad. Since capital and skilled labor are relative complements, this increases the relative demand...

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The Care Economy in Africa: Subsistence Production and Unpaid Care

Nancy Folbre.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Welfare and Poverty. 9992 words.

What do we know about the extent and value of the care economy in Africa, and why does this matter? This paper outlines a theoretical framework for analysing the care economy, including...

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Care regimes and national employment models

Annamaria Simonazzi.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; International Factor Movements and International Business; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Economic Development. 10825 words.

Rapid population ageing has dramatically increased the social and economic cost of elderly care. As a consequence of the search for cost effectiveness/reduction we observe a convergence in...

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Changes in Wage Distributions, Wage Gaps and Wage Inequality by Gender in Kenya

Richard U. Agesa, Jacqueline Agesa and Andrew Dabalen.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2009; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Economic Development. 8803 words.

Using data from Kenya, the determinants of gender differences in the overall distribution of earnings are estimated as part of explaining the positive association between the return to...

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