Harrison, Ann E. and Scorse, Jason (2008): Do foreign-owned firms pay more? Published in: (2009): pp. 319-340.
Download (10MB) | Preview
This paper uses Indonesian data to analyze the impact of foreign ownership on wages. After controlling for worker and firm characteristics, we find that foreign firms pay a wage premium, which is larger for skilled relative to unskilled workers.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Do foreign-owned firms pay more?|
|Keywords:||wages; foreign investment; multinational corporations; Indonesia|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F16 - Trade and Labor Market Interactions
F - International Economics > F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business > F23 - Multinational Firms ; International Business
|Depositing User:||Ann E. Harrison|
|Date Deposited:||29. Jan 2012 22:59|
|Last Modified:||29. Sep 2015 14:20|
Alatas, Vivi and Lisa Cameron, “The Impact of Minimum Wages on Employment in a Low Income Country: An Evaluation using the Difference-in-Differences Approach”, World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 2985, March 2003.
Bullert, B.J., “Strategic Public Relations, Sweathshops, and the Making of a Global Movement”, Working Paper #2000-14, The Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy, Harvard, 1999.
Card, David and Alan .B Krueger. Myth and Measurement: The New Economics of the Minimum Wage. Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1995.
Caraway, Teri L., “Solidarity across Borders: Transnational Labor Activism and Empowering Workers in Indonesia”, Prepared for the 2001 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, San Francisco, CA.
Currie, Janet and Ann Harrison, “Sharing the Costs: The Impact of Trade Reform on Capital and Labor in Morocco”, The Journal of Labor Economics, 1997, Vol 15, No. 3.
Harrison, Ann and& Scorse, Jason. 2004. The Impact of Globalization on Compliance with Labor Standards: A Plant-Level Study in Brookings Trade Forum 2003 (Susan Collins and Dani Rodrik eds.), Brookings Institution Press, Washington D.C..
Locke, Richard M., “The Promise and Perils of Globalization: The Case of Nike”, Working Paper, MIT, 2003.
SMERU Research Report, Wage and Employment Effects of Minimum Wage Policy in the Indonesian Urban Labor Market, SMERU Research Report, SMERU Research Institute, Indonesia, October 2001.