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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...

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...

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...

Backscratching in Hierarchical Organizations

Valeria Maggian, Natalia Montinari and Antonio Nicol�.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

May 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Design of Experiments; Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 11695 words.

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We experimentally investigate the role of reciprocity in sustaining the emergence of implicit collusive agreements in hierarchical organizations. We...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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