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The price of worker reliability

Coles, MG and Treble, JG (1993) 'The price of worker reliability.' Economics Letters, 41 (2). 149 - 155. ISSN 0165-1765

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Abstract

Worker absenteeism is costly to firms that use assembly line production processes. This paper shows why an assembly line firm may prefer to pay higher average wages and reduce sick pay entitlement relative to firms with constant returns. © 1993.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Economics, Department of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2013 12:40
Last Modified: 22 Jan 2019 20:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/4882

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