Work-Life Balance Practices, Performance-Related Pay, and Gender Equality in the Workplace: Evidence from Japan

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KATO Takao; KODAMA Naomi;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
  • Subject: performance-related pay | HRM practices | work-life balance | gender equality | Japan | M5 | J16 | gender diversity | pay for performance | work-life balance, performance-related pay, pay for performance, HRM practices, gender equality, gender diversity, Japan
    • jel: jel:M5 | jel:J16
      ddc: ddc:330

This paper uses unique firm-level panel data from Japan and provides new evidence on the possible impact on gender equality in the workplace of human resources management (HRM) practices. Specifically we consider a number of work-life balance (WLB) practices that are de... View more
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