Does layoff risk explain the firm-size wage differential?
AbstractIf less stable (and also less able) workers select themselves into small, unstable and lowpaying firms, predicted layoff risk of workers can be used as a proxy for heterogeneity of workers and should therefore be included in wage regressions. Doing this, one third of the size earnings premium can be explained.
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Volume (Year): 2 (1995)
Issue (Month): 7 ()
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