Is There Really a Foreign Ownership Wage Premium ? Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data

@inproceedings{Heyman2007IsTR,
  title={Is There Really a Foreign Ownership Wage Premium ? Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data},
  author={Fredrik Heyman and F. Sj{\"o}holm and Patrik Gustavsson Tingvall},
  year={2007}
}
Numerous studies on firm-level data have reported higher average wages in foreignowned firms than in domestically-owned firms. This, however, does not necessarily imply that the individual worker’s wage increase with foreign ownership. Using detailed matched employer-employee data on the entire Swedish private sector, we examine the effect of foreign ownership on individual wages, controlling for individual and firm heterogeneity as well as for possible selection bias in foreign acquisitions… CONTINUE READING
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