DP5455 Performance Related Pay and Labour Productivity
|Author(s):||Anne Gielen, Marcel J M Kerkhofs, Jan C. van Ours|
|Publication Date:||January 2006|
|Keyword(s):||labour productivity, performance related pay|
|JEL(s):||C41, H55, J64, J65|
|Programme Areas:||Labour Economics|
|Link to this Page:||www.cepr.org/active/publications/discussion_papers/dp.php?dpno=5455|
This paper uses information from a panel of Dutch firms to investigate the labour productivity effects of performance related pay (PRP). We find that PRP increases labour productivity at the firm level with about 9%.