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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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Cities, skills and wages

Richard Florida, Charlotta Mellander, Kevin Stolarick and Adrienne Ross.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2012; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 9004 words.

This research examines the effect of skills in cities on regional wages. We use cluster analysis to identify three broad skill types—analytical, social intelligence and physical skills from...

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Cities, Workers, and Wages: A Structural Analysis of the Urban Wage Premium

E. D. Gould.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Household Analysis. 12713 words.

Workers earn higher wages in cities vs. rural areas. This gap could arise because cities make workers more productive, or it could be the result of a non-random selection of workers into...

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Coalitional realignment and the adoption of non-contributory social insurance programmes in Latin America

Matthew E. Carnes and Isabela Mares.

in Socio-Economic Review

October 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 9414 words.

What explains the recent rise in non-contributory social insurance programmes in Latin America? Since the 1990s, Latin American countries have enacted significant social policy reforms that...

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Collective Labour Supply: Heterogeneity and Non-Participation

Richard Blundell, Pierre-Andre Chiappori, Thierry Magnac and Costas Meghir.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Demographic Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 13655 words.

We present identification and estimation results for the “collective” model of labour supply in which there are discrete choices, censoring of hours, and non-participation in employment. We...

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Commodity Price Shocks and Civil Conflict: Evidence from Colombia

Oeindrila Dube and Juan F. Vargas.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics. 20754 words.

How do income shocks affect armed conflict? Theory suggests two opposite effects. If labour is used to appropriate resources violently, higher wages may lower conflict by reducing labour...

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A Comparison of Salary Structures Between Economics and Agricultural Economics Departments

Christiana E. Hilmer, Michael J. Hilmer and Jayson L. Lusk.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Agricultural Economics. 9233 words.

We examine whether differences exist in the prevailing salary structures for doctorate-granting economics and agricultural economics departments at public, land-grant universities in the...

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Competition, Bonuses, and Risk-taking in the Banking Industry

Christina E. Bannier, Eberhard Feess and Natalie Packham.

in Review of Finance

April 2013; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 13934 words.

Remuneration systems in the banking industry, in particular bonus payments, have frequently been blamed for contributing to the buildup of risks leading to the recent financial crisis. In...

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Competition, Managerial Slack, and Corporate Governance

Limor Golan, Christine A. Parlour and Uday Rajan.

in The Review of Corporate Finance Studies

March 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mergers and Acquisitions; Market Structure and Pricing; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 14396 words.

We model the interaction between product market competition and internal governance at firms. Competition makes it more difficult to infer a manager’s action given the realized output, thus...

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Conservation Payments, Liquidity Constraints, and Off-Farm Labor: Impact of the Grain-for-Green Program on Rural Households in China

Emi Uchida, Scott Rozelle and Jintao Xu.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Agricultural Economics. 10181 words.

This study evaluates the labor response of rural households participating in the Grain-for-Green program in China, the largest payments for ecosystem services program in the developing...

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