Lybrary.com: ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / Business & Economics / Labor

Minimum Wages and Firm Employment: Evidence from China

$90.50
| £74.77 | €86.56 | Ca$123.00 | Au$122.36
by Yi Huang & Prakash Loungani
What is this?DRM-EPUB | by download   add to wish list
Minimum Wages and Firm Employment: Evidence from China by Yi Huang & Prakash Loungani

This paper provides the first systematic study of how minimum wage policies in China affect firm employment over the 2000-2007 periods. Using a novel dataset of minimum wage regulations across more than 2,800 counties matched with firm-level data, we investigate both the effect of the minimum wage and its policy enforcement tightening in 2004. A dynamic panel (difference GMM) estimator is combined with a �neighbor-pairs-approach� to control for unobservable heterogeneity common to �border counties� that are subject to different minimum wage changes. We show that minimum wage increases have a significant negative impact on employment, with an estimated elasticity of -0.1. Furthermore, we find a heterogeneous effect of the minimum wage on employment which depends on the firm's wage level. Specifically, the minimum wage has a greater negative impact on employment in low-wage firms than in high-wage firms. Our results are robust for different treatment groups, sample attrition correction, and pl

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.


SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 646091

Ebook Details
Pages: 47
Size: 1.8 MB
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Date published:   2014
ISBN: 9781484379653 (DRM-EPUB)

DRM Settings
Copying:of 20 selections every 20 days allowed
Printing:of 20 pages every 20 days allowed
Read Aloud:  not allowed

This product is listed in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Business & Economics
Nonfiction > Business & Economics > Labor

These authors have products in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Business & Economics
Nonfiction > Business & Economics > Labor
Nonfiction > Business & Economics > Industries > Food Industry

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

Submit 5 page SummaryWhat is this?

01/22/2017
© 2017 Lybrary.com