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Wages, Productivity, and Worker Characteristics: A French Perspective

  title={Wages, Productivity, and Worker Characteristics: A French Perspective},
  author={B. Cr{\'e}pon and N. Deniau and S. P{\'e}rez-Duarte},
  • B. Crépon, N. Deniau, S. Pérez-Duarte
  • Published 2003
  • Economics
  • We investigate the relationship between wages, productivity, and workercharacteristics using a new exhaustive matched employer–employee longitudinaldataset for France. Expanding on the methodology originally proposed byHellerstein, Neumark and Troske (1999), we relax their hypotheses and providea new method using cost for the employer. Interestingly, results for Francestand in stark contrast with those found in the US: in manufacturing, we findno or little wage discrimination against women who… CONTINUE READING
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