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as part-time status and gender on both productivity and wages in English firms. We also investigate how productivity … returns follows from part-timers, who tend to work for firms that pay too low wages for the observed productivity differences …. Second, we study the effect of local skills on productivity controlling for skills at the firm. We find a positive and robust …
This paper integrates two strands of literature on overskilling and disability using the 2004 British Workplace Employment Relations Survey (WERS). It finds that the disabled are significantly more likely to be mismatched in the labour market, to suffer from a pay penalty and to have lower job...
This paper integrates two strands of literature on overskilling and disability using the 2004 British Workplace Employment Relations Survey (WERS). It finds that the disabled are significantly more likely to be mismatched in the labour market, to suffer from a pay penalty and to have lower job...
female wages rose almost unabated from 1890 to the early-1990s in the United States (with the exception of about 1940 …
female wages rose almost unabated from 1890 to the early-1990s in the United States (with the exception of about 1940 …
income and labor market performances in terms of labor force participation, employment, work hours, and productivity. This …
This study examines the utilisation of education across ethnic minorities in the UK. In particular, we examine the incidence of mismatch between educational qualifications and occupational attainment, the determinants of any mismatch and the consequences for earnings and other labour market...
(MERCOSUR) on productivity, employment and wages for the Uruguayan manufacturing sector at the plant level. We use impact … liberalization seems to improve total factor productivity with a greater effect on plants belonging to the import competing sector …. Furthermore, we find reductions in employment driven mainly by the decrease in blue collars, increases in wages and a reduction in …
have occurred due to changes in factor prices: a large fall in real wages and increases in the cost of capital. In previous … recessions real wages did not fall, but reforms to union strength and welfare have made wages more sensitive to negative demand … misallocation. The fall in labour productivity is therefore likely to reverse if demand improves - e.g. through stronger monetary or …
Theories of taste-based discrimination predict that competitive pressures will drive discriminatory behaviour out of the market. Using detailed matched employer-employee data, we analyze how firm takeovers and product market competition are related to the gender composition of the firm’s...