Foreign firms Wages Britain Quantitative methods Labour skills
Economic & Social Research Institute
Velde, Dirk Willem te. 'Foreign ownership and wages in British establishments'. - Economic & Social Review, Vol. 33, No. 1, Spring, 2002, pp. 101-108, Dublin: Economic & Social Research Institute
This paper uses the 1990-1998 Workplace Employee Relations Survey (WERS) panel data set to show that foreign establishments in Britain pay 13 per cent higher wages than
domestic establishments. However, the differential disappears when we control for the skill structure within establishments.
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