Do foreign-owned firms provide better working conditions than their domestic counterparts? A comparative analysis

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Hijzen, Alexander ; Martins, Pedro Silva ; Schank, Thorsten ; Upward, Richard (2010)
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Subject: Foreign direct investment, foreign wage premia | F23 | F14 | F16 | foreign direct investment | foreign wage premia
    • jel: jel:F23 | jel:F16 | jel:F14
      ddc: ddc:330

This paper analyses to what extent working conditions in foreign-owned firms differ from those in their domestic counterparts. It makes three main contributions. First, we replicate the consensus in the empirical literature by applying a standardised methodology to firm... View more
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