Why are Productivity and Wages Higher in Foreign Firms?

This paper uses a panel data framework to examine whether foreign firms in the UK have higher levels of productivity and set higher wage rates than domestic ones ceteris paribus, or whether this is due to unmeasured characteristics. Its main finding is that foreign firms are more productive, by betw...

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Volume: 33
Main Author: Wright, Peter William
Girma, Sourafel
Thompson, Steve
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Economic and Social Studies 2002
published in: The Economic and Social Review Vol. 33; no. 1; pp. 93 - 100
Data of publication: 2002
Series: The Economic and Social Review
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc IDEAS
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