Does Exploitation Pay? Evidence from Better Work Vietnam.

Veeraragoo, Selven.

Abstract: A burning question in the personnel economics literature is whether exploitation of workers is profitable. Using data collected by the Better Work Program in Vietnam, this research finds that exploitation as characterized by failure of management to pay workers as promised or use of abusive practices to elicit effort is not profitable. The findings stand both from the perspective of mana... read more

Tufts University. Department of Economics.
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