Insider forces in wage determination: new evidence for Norwegian industries
Using panel data for Norwegian industries, we establish a significant permanent relation between industry wages and industry profitability. The estimated long-run insider weight is above 0.2 and stable both over time and across industries. Industry wages are significantly affected by aggregate unemployment, and the preferred wage equation implies a highly convex wage curve.
Volume (Year): 31 (1999)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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