Cultural diversity and plant-level productivity

  title={Cultural diversity and plant-level productivity},
  author={Michaela Trax},
  • Michaela Trax
  • Published 2012
Cultural Diversity and Plant‐Level Productivity Using comprehensive data for German establishments (1999-2008), we estimate plant-level production functions to analyze if “cultural diversity” affects total factor productivity. We distinguish diversity in the establishment’s workforce and in the aggregate regional labor force where the plant is located. We find that a larger share of foreign workers – either in the establishment or in the region – does not affect productivity. However, there are… CONTINUE READING
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