Immigration and wages: The role of endogenous worker assignment to firms
Economics Letters, 2019, vol. 183, issue C, -
Workforce composition may be endogenous to firm-specific productivity spillovers between different types of workers. I present a theoretical model of optimal worker assignment that delivers an empirically testable structural relationship between individual wages, workers’ group size, workforce diversity, and productivity spillovers in firms.
Keywords: Immigration; Worker group size; Workforce composition; Productivity spillovers (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D21 D22 F22 J31 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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