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CEP Special Report
Industry in Britain - An Atlas Sandra Bernick, Richard Davies and Anna Valero
September 2017
Paper No' CEPSP34:
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JEL Classification: R12;O25;O52


Tags: productivity; business performance; regional disparities; uk economy; industrial strategy

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CentrePiece Article
Does teacher turnover affect young people's academic achievement? Steve Gibbons, Vincenzo Scrutinio and Shqiponja Telhaj
March 2017
Paper No' CEPCP500:
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CentrePiece 22 (1) Spring 2017


Tags: teacher turnover; student performance

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Diffusion of Knowledge via Managers' Mobility Giordano Mion, Luca David Opromolla and Alessandro Sforza
December 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1458:
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JEL Classification: M2; L2; F16; J31


Tags: managers; knowledge diffusion; firm performance; job mobility export experience

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CEP Discussion Paper
Unexpected School Reform: Academisation of Primary Schools in England Andrew Eyles, Stephen Machin and Sandra McNally
November 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1455:
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JEL Classification: I20; I21; I28


Tags: academies; pupil performance

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CEP Discussion Paper
Rethinking Deindustrialization Andrew B. Bernard, Valerie Smeets and Frederic Warzynski
April 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1423:
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JEL Classification: D22; F61; L25


Tags: manufacturing firms; industry switching; employment; skill composition; firm performance; job separation

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In brief... Rapid response policing: the impact on crime detection Jordi Blanes i Vidal and Tom Kirchmaier
February 2016
Paper No' CEPCP467:
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CentrePiece 20 (3) Winter 2015/2016


JEL Classification: D29; K40


Tags: police; crime; organisational performance

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Academy schools and pupil outcomes Andrew Eyles and Stephen Machin assess the effects of an unprecedented educational reform Andrew Eyles and Stephen Machin
November 2015
Paper No' CEPCP452:
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CentrePiece 20 (2) Autumn 2015


Tags: academies; pupil intake; pupil performance


Further reading: Andrew Eyles, Stephen Machin and Olmo Silva (2015) 'Academies 2: The New Batch', CEP Discussion Paper No. 1370
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CEP Discussion Paper
The Effect of Police Response Time on Crime Detection Jordi Blanes i Vidal and Tom Kirchmaier
October 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1376:
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JEL Classification: D29; K40


Tags: police crime; organisational performance

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Introduction of Academy Schools to England's Education Andrew Eyles and Stephen Machin
August 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1368:
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JEL Classification: I20; I21; I28


Tags: academies; pupil intake; pupil performance

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CEP Discussion Paper
Job Loss at Home: Children's School Performance During the Great Recession in Spain Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela
July 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1364:
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JEL Classification: I20; I24; J63; J65


Tags: parental job loss; school performance; great recession

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Does Worker Wellbeing Affect Workplace Performance? Alex Bryson, John Forth and Lucy Stokes
July 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1363:
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JEL Classification: J28


Tags: subjective well being; job satisfaction; job-related affect; workplace performance

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CEP Discussion Paper
Ill Communication: Technology, Distraction & Student Performance Louis-Philippe Beland and Richard Murphy
May 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1350:
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JEL Classification: I21; I28; O33; J24


Tags: mobile phones; technology; student performance; productivity

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CEP Discussion Paper
Can Helping the Sick Hurt the Able? Incentives, Information and Disruption in a Welfare Reform Nitika Bagaria, Barbara Petrongolo and John Van Reenen April 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1347:
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JEL Classification: H51; I13; J18


Tags: incentives; public sector; unemployment benefits; performance standards

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CEP Discussion Paper
Has Performance Pay Increased Wage Inequality in Britain? Mark Bryan and Alex Bryson
April 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1346:
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JEL Classification: J31; J33


Tags: wages; wage inequality; performance pay; bonuses

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CEP Discussion Paper
All-Star or Benchwarmer? Relative Age, Cohort Size and Career Success in the NHL Alex Bryson, Rafael Gomez and Tingting Zhang
February 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1327:
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JEL Classification: J1; J24; J31; J62


Tags: cohort size; relative age; performance; productivity; wages; career; nhl

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CEP Discussion Paper
Gender Differences in Response to Big Stakes Ghazala Azmat, Caterina Calsamiglia and Nagore Iriberri
November 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1314:
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JEL Classification: D03; J16; I21; C30


Tags: stakes; gender gaps; performance

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CEP Discussion Paper
Relaxing Credit Constraints in Emerging Economies: The Impact of Public Loans on the Performance of Brazilian Manufacturers Filipe Lage de Sousa and Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano October 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1309:
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JEL Classification: G28; O38; H25


Tags: credit constraints; firm performance; firm productivity; firm investment; public loans

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CEP Discussion Paper
Are Firms Paying More For Performance? Alex Bryson, John Forth and Lucy Stokes
June 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1272:
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JEL Classification: J33


Tags: performance pay; bonuses; recession; business cycle; finance

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CentrePiece Article
In brief: Does management matter in schools? Renata Lemos
May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP424:
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CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring 2014


Tags: education; management; school management index; pupil outcomes; school performance

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Immigrant Diversity and Economic Development in Cities: A Critical Review Thomas Kemeny
November 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0149:
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JEL Classification: O4; O15; O18; O31; R0; J28; J31


Tags: diversity; immigration; cities; regional economic performance

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CEP Occasional Paper
What Do We Know About China's CEO's? Evidence from Across the Whole Economy Alex Bryson, John Forth and Minghai Zhou
September 2012
Paper No' OP31:
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JEL Classification: G34; J31; J33; M12; M52; O16; P31


Tags: executive compensation; ceo's; corporate governance; agency theory; china; firm performance

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CEP Discussion Paper
Matching Firms, Managers, and Incentives Oriana Bandiera, Luigi Guiso, Andrea Prat and Raffaella Sadun
May 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1144:
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JEL Classification: J24;L2


Tags: personnel economics; hiring policy; management; performance related pay; performance incentives

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CEP Discussion Paper
Gender Gaps in Performance: Evidence from Young Lawyers Ghazala Azmat and Rosa Ferrer
March 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1136:
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JEL Classification: M52; J16; K40; J44


Tags: performance measures; gender gaps; high-skilled professionals

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CEP Discussion Paper
CEO Bonding: Who Posts Performance Bonds and Why? Alex Bryson, John Forth and Minghai Zhou
March 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1135:
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JEL Classification: G34; J31; J33; M12; M52; O16; P31


Tags: performance bonds; security deposits; executive compensation; ceo's; corporate governance; agency theory; china


This paper has been published as:
China Economic Review, Volume 30, September 2014
CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Subjective Performance Evaluation in the Public Sector: Evidence from School Inspections Iftikhar Hussain
February 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0135:
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JEL Classification: H11; I20; I28


Tags: subjective performance evaluation; gaming behavior; school inspections.

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Provision of Relative Performance Feedback Information: An Experimental Analysis of Performance and Happiness Ghazala Azmat and Nagore Iriberri January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1116:
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JEL Classification: C91; M52; D03


Tags: relative performance; feedback; piece-rate; flat-rate; happiness

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CEP Discussion Paper
Paying for Performance: Incentive Pay Schemes and Employees' Financial Participation Alex Bryson, Richard Freeman, Claudio Lucifora, Michele Pellizzari and Virginie Perotin January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1112:
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JEL Classification: J24; J33; D31


Tags: performance pay; financial participation; institutions

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CEP Discussion Paper
HRM and Workplace Motivation: Incremental and Threshold Effects Alex Bryson and Michael White
November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1097:
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JEL Classification: J28; L23; M12; M54


Tags: human resource management; high performance; organizational commitment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Does High Involvement Management Improve Worker Wellbeing? Alex Bryson, Petri Böckerman and Pekka Ilmakunnas
November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1095:
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JEL Classification: I10; J28; J81; M52; M53; M54


Tags: health; subjective wellbeing; sickness absence; job satisfaction; pain; high involvement management; high performance work system; performance-related pay; training; team working; information sharing

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Land that Lean Manufacturing Forgot? Management Practices in Transition Countries Nicholas Bloom, Helena Schweiger and John Van Reenen July 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1065:
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JEL Classification: L2; M2; P21


Tags: management; firm performance; transition economies

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Impact of Chernobyl on Health and Labour Market Performance Hartmut Lehmann and Jonathan Wadsworth
May 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1052:
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JEL Classification: H00; J00


Tags: chernobyl; health; labour market performance

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Changing School Autonomy: Academy Schools and their Introduction to England's Education Stephen Machin and James Vernoit
April 2011
Paper No' CEEDP0123:
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JEL Classification: I20; I21; I28


Tags: academies; pupil intake; pupil performance

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CEP Discussion Paper
Does High Involvement Management Lead to Higher Pay? Alex Bryson, Petri Böckerman and Pekka Ilmakunnas
February 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1046:
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JEL Classification: J24; J31; J33; M12; M50; M52; M53; M54


Tags: wages; high involvement management; high performance work system; incentive pay; training; team working; information sharing; propensity score matching

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CEP Discussion Paper
Heterogeneous Worker Ability and Team-Based Production: Evidence from Major League Baseball, 1920-2009 Alex Bryson, Rafael Gomez and Kerry L. Papps October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1015:
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JEL Classification: L23; L25; L83; M51


Tags: skill dispersion; baseball; firm performance

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade Union Membership and Influence 1999-2009 Alex Bryson and John Forth
September 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1003:
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JEL Classification: J51; J31; L25


Tags: trade unions; wages; holidays; workplace performance

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CentrePiece Article
In brief: The wage premium of two-footed footballers Alex Bryson
July 2010
Paper No' CEPCP312:
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CentrePiece 15 (1) Summer 2010


Tags: labour markets; performance related pay; wages

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CEP Discussion Paper
Unions and Workplace Performance in Britain and France Alex Bryson, John Forth and Patrice Laroche
April 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0920:
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JEL Classification: J51; L25


Tags: trade union; firm performance; france; britain

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CEP Discussion Paper
Understanding the Gender Pay Gap: What's Competition Got to Do with It? Alan Manning and Farzad Saidi
November 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0898:
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JEL Classification: J31; J33


Tags: gender pay gap; performance pay

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trading Places: Employers, Unions and the Manufacture of Voice Alex Bryson, Rafael Gomez and P Willman
August 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0884:
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JEL Classification: J5; J51; J52; J53; L25; M54


Tags: worker voice; trade unions; quits; employment relations; labour productivity; financial performance; industrial action

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CEP Discussion Paper
Organizational Commitment: Do Workplace Practices Matter? Alex Bryson and Michael White
July 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0881:
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JEL Classification: J28


Tags: high performance; organizational commitment; perceived organizational support

Manpower Human Resource Lab Paper
Performance Pay and Within-Firm Wage Inequality Erling Barth, Bernt Bratsberg, Torbjørn Hægeland and Oddbjørn Raaum
April 2008
Paper No' MHRLDP0007:
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JEL Classification: J31; J33


Tags: performance related pay; wage inequality; union bargaining

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CEP Discussion Paper
Union Decline in Britain David Blanchflower and Alex Bryson
April 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0864:
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JEL Classification: J51


Tags: trade unions; employment growth; financial performance; industrial relations

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Students' academic self-perception Arnaud Chevalier, Steve Gibbons, Sherria Hoskins, Martin Snell and Andy Thorpe
January 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0090:
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JEL Classification: I21; J16; Y80


Tags: test performance; self-assessment; higher education participation; academic self-perception

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Impact of Private Ownership, Incentives and Local Development Objectives on University Technology Transfer Performance Sharon Belenzon and Mark Schankerman September 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0779:
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JEL Classification: O31; O32; O33; F23


Tags: incentives; performance pay; universities; technology transfer; licensing; local development

Manpower Human Resource Lab Paper
Temporary Agency Workers and Workplace Performance in the Private Sector Alex Bryson
May 2007
Paper No' MHRLDP0003:
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JEL Classification: J50; L22; L23; L24;


Tags: temporary agency workers; labour productivity; financial performance

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CEP Discussion Paper
Pay for Performance Where Output is Hard to Measure: the Case of Performance Pay for School Teachers Richard Belfield and David Marsden August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0747:
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JEL Classification: I2; J33; J45; M52


Tags: education; teachers; performance related pay; public sector; compensation; industrial relations


This paper has been published as:
Forthcoming in Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations 2006, edited by Kaufman B, and Lewin D for the US Labor and Employment Relations Association, published by Elsevier. Final draft: 20.7.06
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CEP Discussion Paper
Performance Pay for Teachers: Linking Individual and Organisational Level Targets Richard Belfield and David Marsden
August 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0703:
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JEL Classification: I2; J33; J45; M52


Tags: education; teachers; performance related pay; public sector; compensation; industrial relations

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CEP Discussion Paper
How Does Product Market Competition Shape Incentive Contracts? Vicente Cuñat and María Guadalupe
May 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0687:
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JEL Classification: J32; J33; M12; J41; J49


Tags: performance-related pay; product market competition

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CEP Discussion Paper
Unions, Performance-Related Pay and Procedural Justice: the Case of Classroom Teachers Richard Belfield and David Marsden
November 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0660:
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JEL Classification: J33; J51


Tags: unions; procedural justice; performance-related pay; teachers

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CEP Discussion Paper
Can a Work Organization Have An Attitude Problem? The Impact of Workplaces on Employee Attitude and Economic Outcomes Ann Bartel, Richard Freeman, Casey Ichniowski and Morris Kleiner May 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0636:
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JEL Classification: J0; J2


Tags: work motivation; workplace attitudes; organization; performance

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CEP Discussion Paper
Corporate Ownership Structure and Performance in Europe Jeremy Grant and Thomas Kirchmaier
April 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0631:
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JEL Classification: G32; G34; G38


Tags: corporate governance; ownership structures; performance; europe

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Impact of an Innovative Human Resource Function on Firm Performance: the Moderating Role of Financing Strategy J Dawson, Neal Knight-Turvey, Andrew Neal and M West April 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0630:
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JEL Classification: M11; M12; J5; J24; J51; J71


Tags: human resource function; manufacturing; firm performance; asset characteristics

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CEP Discussion Paper
Executive Compensation and Product Market Competition Vicente Cuñat and María Guadalupe
February 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0617:
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JEL Classification: M52; L1; J31


Tags: executive compensation; product market competition; performance related pay

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CEP Discussion Paper
Unions and Procedural Justice: An Alternative to the 'Common Rule' David Marsden
February 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0613:
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JEL Classification: J33; M12


Tags: performance-related pay; public services; procedural justice; management

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CEP Discussion Paper
Matchmaking: the Influence of Monitoring Environments on the Effectiveness of Performance Pay Systems Richard Belfield and David Marsden August 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0543:
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JEL Classification: J33;M12


Tags: performance-related pay; incentives; performance measurement; organizational commitment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Managerial Ownership and Firm Performance in German Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Elisabeth Müller and Alexandra Spitz
April 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0528:
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JEL Classification: G32; C23


Tags: corporate governance; managerial ownership; firm performance; small and medium-sized enterprises

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CEP Discussion Paper
Does Performance Pay De-Motivate, and Does It Matter? Stephen French, Katsuyuki Kubo and David Marsden
August 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0503:
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JEL Classification: J33;J45;M12


Tags: performance-related-pay; incentives; performance measurement; organisational commitment; public sector.

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CEP Discussion Paper
Teachers Before the 'Threshold' David Marsden
April 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0454:
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Tags: school teachers; performance related pay; work motivation; public sector