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Do foreign-owned firms pay more?: evidence from the Indonesian manufacturing sector 1990-99

Ann Harrison () and Jason. Scorse

ILO Working Papers from International Labour Organization

Abstract: Finds that wage premiums paid by foreign establishments during the 1990s were robust to the inclusion of worker characteristics. Suggests that the higher wage premiums may be due to a foreign firm's higher spending for training, partly with the intention to retain workers.

Keywords: wage rate; manufacturing; foreign enterprise.; econometric model; trend; taux des salaires; industries manufacturières; entreprise étrangère; modèle économétrique; tendance; tasa de salario; industrias manufactureras; empresa extranjera; modelo econométrico; tendencia (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 19 pages
Date: 2005
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