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Manpower Human Resources Lab Papers

[LSE and EDS] The Manpower Human Resource Lab publishes a series of working papers based around its three research themes: organisational flexibility; lifelong learning and skills; and the changing labour market.
All MHRL Discussion Papers and reports are available here but you may also download slides and papers from past MHRL Industry Forums.
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Performance Pay and Within-Firm Wage Inequality
Erling  Barth,  Bernt  Bratsberg,  Torbjørn  Hægeland,  Oddbjørn  Raaum,  April 2008
Paper No' MHRLDP0007: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
MHRL Discussion Paper
From the Two Faces of Unionism to the Facebook Society: Union Voice in a 21st Century Context
Alex  Bryson,  Rafael  Gomez,  P  Willman,  April 2008
Paper No' MHRLDP0006: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
MHRL Discussion Paper
Overqualification, Job Dissatisfaction and Increasing Dispersion in the Returns to Graduate Education
Francis  Green,  Yu  Zhu,  November 2007
Paper No' MHRLDP0005: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
MHRL Discussion Paper
Bad Timing: Are workers more productive on certain days of the week?
August 2007
Paper No' MHRLBR0001: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
MHRL Briefing Paper
Are There Day of the Week Productivity Effects?
Alex  Bryson,  John  Forth,  July 2007
Paper No' MHRLDP0004: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
MHRL Discussion Paper
Temporary Agency Workers and Workplace Performance in the Private Sector
Alex  Bryson,  May 2007
Paper No' MHRLDP0003: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
MHRL Discussion Paper
Leeway for the Loyal: A Model of Employee Discretion
Francis  Green,  April 2007
Paper No' MHRLDP0002: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
MHRL Discussion Paper
The Theory and Practice of Pay Setting
Alex  Bryson,  John  Forth,  December 2006
Paper No' MHRLDP0001: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
MHRL Discussion Paper
Human Resources, the Labour Market and Economic Performance: A look back and a look forward from the Manpower Human Resource Lab at the Centre for Economic Performance
Romesh  Vaitilingam,  September 2006
Paper No' MHRLSP0001: Full paper (pdf)
MHRL Special Report