Eren, Ozlem and Peoples, James (2009): FDI activity and worker compensation: evidence from U.S. non-manufacturing industries. Forthcoming in: Journal of Economics and Finance
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This study examines worker compensation effects of foreign direct investment (FDI) activity in US non-manufacturing industry sectors. A clustered standard error correction is used when estimating wage and non-wage compensation equations, with special attention given to FDI’s effect by worker educational attainment and union status. Wage findings reveal that FDI activity is associated with a wage premium for highly educated non-union workers and with union rent erosion for all educational-gender groups excluding females with low educational attainment. Non-wage compensation analysis reveals FDI activity is generally associated with significantly higher probabilities of workers receiving employer financed non-wage compensation for union and non-union workers regardless of their level of educational attainment.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||FDI activity and worker compensation: evidence from U.S. non-manufacturing industries|
|Keywords:||FDI; labor; educational attainment; compensation; wage; non-manufacturing; union; healthcare; pension;|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business > F20 - General
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J3 - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs
|Depositing User:||Ozlem Eren|
|Date Deposited:||06. Nov 2010 20:06|
|Last Modified:||14. Feb 2013 03:00|
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