The Job Satisfaction-Productivity Nexus: A Study Using Matched Survey and Register Data

  title={The Job Satisfaction-Productivity Nexus: A Study Using Matched Survey and Register Data},
  author={Petri B{\"o}ckerman and Pekka Ilmakunnas},
  journal={Industrial \& Labor Relations Review},
  pages={244 - 262}
The authors examine the role of employee job satisfaction in Finnish manufacturing plants over the period 1996–2001 to determine the extent to which it affects establishment-level productivity. Using matched data on job satisfaction from the European Community Household Panel (ECHP) and information on establishment productivity from longitudinal register data linked to the ECHP, they estimate that the effect of an increase in the establishment's average level of employee job satisfaction on… Expand

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