Wage dispersion and productivity: Evidence from large and medium-scale manufacturing firms in Indonesia

PhD Seminar (Econ)

Speaker

Martha Primanthi

Venue

Other, please see description for details

Date

Tuesday, 26 March, 2019 - 09:00 to 11:00

Does the degree of dispersion of wages to a firm’s employees influence its productivity? This research employs survey data from Indonesia over the period 2000–2015 to explore this question. Panel estimation models reveal a non-linear relationship: a positive relationship between wage dispersion and firm productivity up to a certain level, and a negative relationship beyond that level. The findings imply that excessive wage dispersion can harm productivity.

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