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Empirical Literature

Alex Bryson, Richard Freeman, Claudio Lucifora, Michele Pellizzari, and Virginie Pérotin

in Executive Remuneration and Employee Performance-Related Pay: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669806
eISBN:
9780191749407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669806.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Most studies suggest that when firms have good performance measures, performance-related pay is associated with improved employee productivity and better worker–firm match. If all firms that would ... More


Introduction: The Tale of Albarado and the Anthropology of Financial Speculation

Smoki Musaraj

in Tales from Albarado: Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750335
eISBN:
9781501750366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750335.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes events of excitement and loss in order to gain a better understanding of how people from all walks of life came to invest in financial schemes in Albania, which became ... More


Sacred and Public Land in Ancient Athens

Nikolaos Papazarkadas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694006
eISBN:
9780191732003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694006.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

Landed wealth was crucial for the economies of all Greek city-states, and despite its peculiarities Athens was no exception in that respect. This monograph is the first exhaustive treatment of sacred ... More


Tales from Albarado: Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania

Smoki Musaraj

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750335
eISBN:
9781501750366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750335.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This book revisits times of excitement and loss in early 1990s Albania, in which about a dozen pyramid firms collapsed and caused the country to fall into anarchy and a near civil war. To gain a ... More


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