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Firm-Size and Inter-Hierarchy Wage Dispersion in Shanghai

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  • Vinod Mishra
  • Russell Smyth
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    For a sample of Shanghai firms, we find that while larger firms pay lower wages, managers in larger firms still receive higher wages. There are two reasons for this result. The wage gap between managers and non-managers is positively correlated with firm size and larger firms have a lower percentage of middle and high-level managers than small firms.

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    Paper provided by Monash University, Department of Economics in its series Development Research Unit Working Paper Series with number 01-10.

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    Length: 9 pages
    Date of creation: May 2010
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    Handle: RePEc:mos:moswps:2010-01

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    Keywords: Firm size; hierarchy; wages;

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    1. Jakob B. Madsen & James B. Ang & Rajabrata Banerjee, 2010. "Four Centuries of British Economic Growth: The Roles of Technology and Population," CAMA Working Papers 2010-18, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University.

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