econ

Is your name related to how much you get paid?

Question Is your name related to how much you get paid? How much more is person AAA paid compared to ZZZ? Hypothesis Salary is NOT correlated with the alphabetical order of one’s last name. That is professor ABCs get paid similar to professor XYZs. Male and femamle professors are paid the same for the same job. Key findings The correlation between the alphabetical order of one’s last name and his/her salary is positive and significant.