Do foreign-owned firms pay more?
AbstractThis 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.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 15637.
Date of creation: 2008
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wages; foreign investment; multinational corporations; Indonesia;
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- F16 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade and Labor Market Interactions
- F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business
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