Wage spillovers in Indian manufacturing

Iyer, Chidambaran G (2012) Wage spillovers in Indian manufacturing. The Singapore Economic Review, 57 (1). 1250006 -1-1250006 -19. ISSN 1793-6837

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Abstract: The presence of foreign firms might lead to movement of skilled labor from domestic firms. To prevent such movement, domestic firms could increase their wages. Also, productivity spillovers from foreign firms may increase the productivity of domestic firms and possibly the wages given in domestic firms. In this paper, we try to answer whether the wages offered by domestic firms to their labor is affected by the presence of foreign firms. We carry out our analysis for an unbalanced firm-level panel dataset for 6 two-digit industries in Indian manufacturing. We find some evidence for positive wage spillover in three industries.
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Keywords: Domestic firms; foreign firms; wage spillovers
Subjects: School of Social Sciences > Economics
Divisions: Schools > Social Sciences
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2012 07:04
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2012 07:04
Official URL: http://www.worldscinet.com/ser/57/5701/S0217590812...
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    URI: http://eprints.nias.res.in/id/eprint/316

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