The effect of foreign affiliate employment on wages, employment, and the wage share in Austria

Onaran, Özlem (2008) The effect of foreign affiliate employment on wages, employment, and the wage share in Austria. Department of Economics Working Paper Series, 118. Inst. für Volkswirtschaftstheorie und -politik, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna.

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Abstract

This paper estimates the effects of outward Foreign Direct Investment (employment in the affiliates abroad) on employment, wages, and the wage share in Austria using panel data for the period of 1996-2005. There is evidence of significant negative effects of FDI on both employment and wages, and consequently on the wage share. The results are not limited to workers in low skilled sectors or blue collar workers. The negative employment effect is primarily due to the rise in the employment in the foreign affiliates in Eastern Euope. The negative wage effects are originating from affiliate employment in both the East and the developed countries in industry, but no effect is found in the total economy. (author´s abstract)

Item Type: Paper
Keywords: Austria / FDI / wage / employment / labor share
Classification Codes: RVK QV 300 ; JEL F16, J23, J30, O52
Divisions: Departments > Volkswirtschaft
Depositing User: Repository Administrator
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2008 13:21
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2019 00:41
URI: https://epub.wu.ac.at/id/eprint/314

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