Firm wage differentials in a competitive industry : some matched-panel evidence

  title={Firm wage differentials in a competitive industry : some matched-panel evidence},
  author={Pedro Tiago da Silva Gonçalves Martins},
Studies wage dispersion across ®rms and time in a speci®c industry that exhibits competitive features ± the Portuguese clothing industry in the 1991-1994 period. By drawing on a large matched employer-employee panel, obtains the following results: the workers’ ®rm af®liation plays an important role in wage determination; there is a sizeable and persistent dispersion of ®rm-®xed effects, which is also similar for workers of different tenure levels and occupations; workers in high-turnover ®rms… CONTINUE READING

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