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Employer size or skill-group size effect on wages?

Erling Barth

Employer size or skill-group size effect on wages?

by Erling Barth

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Published by IZA in Bonn, Germany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wages.,
  • Business enterprises -- Size.,
  • Ability.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Erling Barth, Harald Dale-Olsen.
    SeriesDiscussion paper ;, no. 1888, Discussion paper (Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit : Online) ;, no. 1888
    ContributionsDale-Olsen, Harald.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD5701
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3479625M
    LC Control Number2005705571

    “[O]ur results indicate that the negative relation between employer concentration and wages doubles in magnitude over the sample period: during –, a one standard deviation in local-level concentration is associated with a % wage reduction, whereas the equivalent effect in   They reported that unions raise wages most for the young, the least tenured, whites, men, the least educated, blue-collar workers and in the largely unorganized South and West. 5 Furthermore, F&M found, using data for 62 industries from the – May CPS, that there was considerable variation in the size of the ~blnchflr/papers/what do unions

      near the minimum wage, invest more in training and hiring practices, to align workers’ skill levels with wages. 2. A minimum-wage worker at a low-wage firm might then have different skills than a similarly paid worker at a high- wage firm. Likewise, if high-wage firms specialize by employing high-skill workers, the skill requirements of jobs at Economywide and sectoral impacts on workers of Brazil’s internet rollout (Inglês) Resumo. This paper is a study of the effect of Brazil's staggered Internet rollout between and on municipality employment and

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Employer size or skill-group size effect on wages? by Erling Barth Download PDF EPUB FB2

It turns out that the employer-size effect on individual wages dwindles away once one control for the number of workers of the same skill-group (educational type) as the observed individual within the establishment.

The skill-group size effect on wages is substantial. The main results, a dwindling employer size effect and a significant group   To test this hypothesis, the authors add the log of skill group size to the standard log wage equation.

Results indicate that the traditional employer-size effect on wages dwindles away once control for the number of workers of the same skill group (educational type) as the observed individual within the establishment is added to the :// The authors analyze explanations for firm- or establishment-size effects on wages.

One theory is that each firm faces an upward sloping supply curve for labor, implying that the number of any particular type of worker should matter for his or her level of pay, rather than the total number of workers in the firm.

To test this hypothesis, the authors add the log of skill group size to the ?article=&context=ilrreview. Downloadable. The authors analyze explanations for firm- or establishment-size effects on wages. One theory is that each firm faces an upward sloping supply curve for labor, implying that the number of any particular type of worker should matter for his or her level of pay, rather than the total number of workers in the firm.

To test this hypothesis, the authors add the log of skill group size The skill-group size effect on wages is substantial. The main results, a dwindling employer size effect and a significant group size effect, remain after controlling   The Mariel Boatlift redistributed wages from dropouts to workers with only a high school degree with a net positive effect on all low‐ skill :// Normal text size Larger text size Very large text size Wages are being kept down by workers refusing to leave their jobs and a growing skill mismatch between job vacancies and the unemployed, the   Firm size is a function of external market forces, technology, managerial decisions, and luck.

The surplus of revenues over labor costs per employee is positively related to firm size for three reasons, lower prices for non-labor inputs, possibly greater market power, or larger overhead costs to amortize the sunk costs for capital and firm Second, some workers are poor because of low hours rather than low wages; in the same data, 46% of poor workers have hourly wages above $, and 36% have hourly wages above $ And third, because teenagers are highly overrepresented in the minimum wage workforce, many low-wage workers are not in poor :// organisation size – private sector firms are split by six firm size groups and the public sector is treated as one size group; from a statistical point of view, as over 90% (as shown in Figure 4) of those working in the public sector are also in large organisations, just the inclusion of organisation size Downloadable (with restrictions).

This study examines whether task-specific jobs are rewarded differently across establishments of different sizes and whether these rewards vary across distinct technologies. We found that the aggregate premium estimates on the impact of size on wages conceal significant differences between tasks and technologies and that these differences reflect unobserved   The table shows that immigration has a very strong effect on annual earnings.

A 10 percent increase in the size of the skill group reduces annual earnings by percent among salaried workers. This change in annual earnings arises because immigration reduces both weekly earnings and The scatter diagram data suggest that, at the national level, male wages should fall by 3 to 4 percent if immigration increases the number of male workers in a skill group by 10 percent due to immigration (approximately the effect of immigration on labor supply cumulatively from to ) (Borjas, ).

Most of this effect is driven by To identify an effect on machine use consistent with the theory above, I need to observe random shocks to skill supply where wages and machinery use adjust freely and to observe any changes in machine use before either worker mobility or open economy adjustments—shifts in product mix—re-equate wages with other markets.

33 The assumption If we analyse across sectors, we observe the significant effect of formal training on wages of the workers in primary and secondary sectors (wages are higher by % and % for a person with formal training as compared to a person without any training).

In the case of the tertiary sector, the effect of formal training on wages is ://   Thus among low-skill males, the hourly wages of documented Mexican immigrants rise from $ to $ over the 36 month span; those of undocumented Mexican immigrants rise from $ to $ over this period; those of Mexican-Americans rise from $ to $; and those of non-Latino white natives rise from $ to $   Wages, Sorting on Skill, and the Racial Composition of Jobs.

Barry T. Hirsch, Trinity University and IZA, Bonn. David A. Macpherson, Florida State University. Wages for black and white workers are substantially lower in occupations with a high   hourly wages, bonuses, age, education, sex, and occupation) and on firm characteristics (e.g.

sector of activity, level of wage bargaining, and firm-size). Firm-size is measured by the exact number of employees. This continuous variable overcomes the potential measurement errors present in studies where the categorized employer-size data ~frycx/papers/   The direct effect of the number of firms on wages reflects the well-documented market size wage premium (size effect), while the interaction effect reflects how local competition reduces the ability of firms to exploit worker immobility in setting wages (competition effect).

4 invariable. Finally, as training is a decision variable for the firm one expects wage returns to job training to be a lower bound estimate for the impact of training in firm productivity.5 This paper estimates whether the firm’s investment in job training translates. Abstract.

We estimate the effect of legalization on the wages and benefits of foreign-born agricultural workers. Using data from the National Agricultural Workers Survey, we employ propensity score matching techniques to compare legal permanent residents in the United States with an appropriate control group of undocumented ://  linked employer-employee panel data containing 4, foreign acquisitions in Hungary.

Matching on pre-acquisition data and controlling for fixed effects for firms and detailed worker groups, we find percent effects on average wages. The wage effect mostly reverses for foreign acquisitions later divested to domestic   the effect of unions on the structure of wages: a longitudinal, analysis This paper studies the effects of unions on the structure of wages, using an estimation technique that explicitly accounts for misclassification errors in reported union status, and potential correlations between union status and unobserved