Performance Related Pay and Labour Productivity

14 Pages Posted: 25 Apr 2006

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Jan C. van Ours

Tilburg University - Department of Economics; University of Melbourne - Department of Economics

Marcel Kerkhofs

Tilburg University - OSA Institute for Labour Studies

Anne C. Gielen

Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA); Maastricht University

Date Written: January 2006

Abstract

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%.

Keywords: Performance related pay, labour productivity

JEL Classification: C41, H55, J64, J65

Suggested Citation

van Ours, Jan C. and Kerkhofs, Marcel and Gielen, Anne C., Performance Related Pay and Labour Productivity (January 2006). CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5455. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=898920

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Marcel Kerkhofs

Tilburg University - OSA Institute for Labour Studies ( email )

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Anne C. Gielen

Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) ( email )

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