Foreign-owned firms around the world : A comparative analysis of wages and employment at the micro-level $

@inproceedings{Hijzen2015ForeignownedFA,
  title={Foreign-owned firms around the world : A comparative analysis of wages and employment at the micro-level \$},
  author={Alexander Hijzen and Pedro Tiago da Silva Gonçalves Martins and Thorsten Schank and Richard Upward},
  year={2015}
}
This paper provides the first microeconomic cross-country analysis of the effects of foreign ownership on wages, employment and worker turnover rates. Using firm-level and linked worker-firm data, we apply a standardised methodology for three developed (Germany, Portugal, UK) and two emerging economies (Brazil, Indonesia). We find that wage effects are larger in developing countries, and that for each country the largest effect on wages comes from workers who move from domestic to foreign firms… CONTINUE READING