van der Hoek, M. Peter (1994): The Use Of Labor Market Supplements By Central Government In The Netherlands. Published in: Public Administration Quarterly , Vol. 18, No. 3 (1994): pp. 326-341.
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This paper reviews an investigation into the application of retention bonuses and labor market allowances in the central government sector in the Netherlands. On average, the supplements amount to approximately one (gross) monthly salary. They mainly accrue to males, who are highly educated, well paid, between 35 and 45 years old and who belong to the four centrally designated groups (accountants, automation experts, financial economists, and tax experts). However, there is some evidence that the efficacy of the supplements is limited. Only a small fraction of those who stayed in their job state that they would have moved if they were not awarded an addition. Moreover, people who move to another job appear to mention the content of the job as their primary motive.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The Use Of Labor Market Supplements By Central Government In The Netherlands|
|Keywords:||Retention bonuses, labor market supplements, public sector pay|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J4 - Particular Labor Markets > J45 - Public Sector Labor Markets
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J3 - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs > J31 - Wage Level and Structure ; Wage Differentials
H - Public Economics > H8 - Miscellaneous Issues > H83 - Public Administration ; Public Sector Accounting and Audits
|Depositing User:||M. Peter van der Hoek|
|Date Deposited:||05. Dec 2007 00:08|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 13:33|
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