Green, F., Machin, Stephen and Manning, Alan (1992) The employer size-wage effect: is monopsony the explanation? CEPDP, 79. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.Full text not available from this repository.
This paper looks at evidence on the employer size-wage effect for the UK using data from the General Household Survey, British Social Attitudes Survey and the Workplace Industrial Relations Survey. We find that much larger effects in the non-union sector and for women. We consider various theoretical explanations for the size-wage effect and conclude that our findings are most consistent with a dynamic monopsony model.
|Item Type:||Monograph (Discussion Paper)|
|Additional Information:||© 1992 The Authors|
|Library of Congress subject classification:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor|
|Sets:||Research centres and groups > Centre for the Economics of Education (CEE)
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