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Wages and reciprocity in the workplace

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We explore the role of reciprocity in wage determination by combining experimental and survey data. The experiment is similar to Berg, Dickhaut and McCabe's (1995) and is conducted with Ghanaian manufacturing workers. The survey relates to the same sample workers and the firms within which they are employed. We find a strong positive association between individual reciprocity and individual wages. However, the direction of causality is unclear. Various aspects of the distribution of the tende...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Sub department:
CSAE
Research group:
Global Poverty Research Group
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"University of Oxford", "University of East Anglia"
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Economics - Centre for the study of African Economies
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CSAE working paper series
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http://www.csae.ox.ac.uk/workingpapers/main-wps.html
Publication date:
2004-01-01
Language:
English
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ora:2643
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2009-03-02

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