Do recruitment ties affect wages? An analysis using matched employer-employee data from Vietnam

Anna Folke Larsen, John Rand, Nina Elisabeth Torm

Publikation: Working paperForskning

Resumé

This paper examines the extent to which recruitment ties affect individual wage outcomes in small and medium scale manufacturing firms. Based on a unique matched employer-employee dataset from Vietnam we find that there is a significant positive wage premium associated with obtaining a job through an informal contact, when controlling for standard determinants of wage compensation. Moreover, we show that the mechanism through which informal contacts affect wages depends on the type of recruitment tie used. The findings are robust across location, firm size categories and different worker types.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
UdgiverKøbenhavns Universitet
Antal sider23
StatusUdgivet - 2011
Udgivet eksterntJa
NavnFOI Working Paper
Nummer2011/4

Bibliografisk note

JEL Classification: J24 J31 O53

Citer dette

Larsen, A. F., Rand, J., & Torm, N. E. (2011). Do recruitment ties affect wages? An analysis using matched employer-employee data from Vietnam. Københavns Universitet. FOI Working Paper, Nr. 2011/4
Larsen, Anna Folke ; Rand, John ; Torm, Nina Elisabeth. / Do recruitment ties affect wages? An analysis using matched employer-employee data from Vietnam. Københavns Universitet, 2011. (FOI Working Paper; Nr. 2011/4).
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