EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

The price of unobservables and the employer-size wage premium

João Cerejeira () and Paulo Guimaraes ()

Economics Letters, 2012, vol. 117, issue 3, 878-880

Abstract: This paper estimates the employer-size wage effect on returns to unobservable skills and measured human capital variables using a novel methodology that allows us to estimate a high number of interactions between unobserved effects and firm size. Our results show that in large firms, returns to ability tend to be smaller than in small firms.

Keywords: Firm size; Wages; Interacting fixed effects (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D20 J21 J24 J31 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (5) Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0165176512003758
Full text for ScienceDirect subscribers only

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:117:y:2012:i:3:p:878-880

DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2012.06.042

Access Statistics for this article

Economics Letters is currently edited by Economics Letters Editorial Office

More articles in Economics Letters from Elsevier
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Nithya Sathishkumar ().

 
Page updated 2021-06-05
Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:117:y:2012:i:3:p:878-880