Pay for Performance and Compensation Inequality: Evidence from the ECEC

  title={Pay for Performance and Compensation Inequality: Evidence from the ECEC},
  author={Maury Gittleman and Brooks Pierce},
  journal={ILR Review},
  pages={28 - 52}
This article examines the relationship between performance-based pay and widening wage inequality using data from the Employer Costs for Employee Compensation (ECEC). The results suggest that jobs using performance-based pay have made only a modest contribution to increased inequality during the 1994 to 2010 period. These results contrast with those reported by Lemieux, MacLeod, and Parent (2009), who investigated the relationship between performance-based pay and wage inequality using the… 

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