Exporters and wage inequality during the Great Recession—Evidence from Germany
Hans-Joerg Schmerer () and
Erwin Winkler ()
Economics Letters, 2015, vol. 136, issue C, 137-140
We show that the exporter wage premium decreased at the dawn of the Great Recession and stagnated afterwards. Our decomposition suggests that the decline of the premium explains 24%–43% of the decrease in residual wage inequality between 2007 and 2008.
Keywords: Exporter wage premium; Wage-inequality; Great Recession; International trade; Matched employer–employee data (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F16 J31 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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