The Stock Market and Human Resource Management: Evidence from a Survey of French Establishments
AbstractThis article examines the influence of equity ownership structure (stock market listing and identity of shareholders) on human resource management practices. The empirical analysis uses the 2004-2005 Workplace Industrial Relations Survey (REPONSE survey), based on a sample of 2930 establishments with 20 employees or more, representative of the French private sector. Our findings confirm the importance of listing and, to a lesser extent, of the identity of shareholders as determinants of human resource management practices, considering temporary work arrangements (agency work, fixed-term contracts and sub-contracting), pay policy (wage levels and use of variable pay) and training expenditures. JEL Codes ? G34, J3, M5.
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Volume (Year): 74 (2008)
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corporate governance; ownership of equity capital; human resource management;
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