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You’re Paid What You’re Worth

And Other Myths of the Modern Economy

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674916593

Publication Date: 02/16/2021

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384 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

10 illus.

Belknap Press

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  • I. Questions about Pay
    • 1. What Does Determine Our Pay?
    • 2. What Do We Think Determines Our Pay?
  • II. Paying for Performance?
    • 3. Employers Against the Free Market
    • 4. Mismeasuring Performance and the Pitfalls of Paying for Merit
    • 5. The Bosses’ Boss
  • III. Paying for the Job?
    • 6. When Good Jobs Go Bad
    • 7. Bad Jobs Can Be Good
  • IV. Toward a Fairer Wage
    • 8. Rethinking Inequality
    • 9. Toward a Fairer Wage
  • Epilogue: What Foot Soldiers Deserve
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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