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Do foreign-owned firms pay more?

Ann Harrison () and Jason Scorse

MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: This paper uses Indonesian data to analyze the impact of foreign ownership on wages. After controlling for worker and firm characteristics, we find that foreign firms pay a wage premium, which is larger for skilled relative to unskilled workers.

Keywords: wages; foreign investment; multinational corporations; Indonesia (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F16 F23 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2008
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