Employer Size-wage Effects in Australia
AbstractThe study examines rising employer size-wage effects in the Australian labour market between 1993 - a period when the effects of decentralization in wage determination was starting to be felt - and 2001 - after the effects of structural changes had become more fully manifested. The findings indicate that most of the increase in the employer size-wage gap between large and medium-sized employers can be explained by changes in returns to characteristics rather than by changes in the skill mix. In addition changes in labour market structure - perhaps associated with decentralization in wage setting - captured by the intercept coefficients caused the employer size-wage gap to increase for males and decrease for females. Copyright 2007 The Author. Journal compilation CEIS, Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini and Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2007.
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Volume (Year): 21 (2007)
Issue (Month): 4-5 (December)
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