wages, migration, superstars, productivity, compensating wage differentials, sports

Publication date: 28 Mar 2012 | Publication type: Conference and seminar output | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity, Employment & Social policy, Exiting the EU & Britain after Brexit | Authors: Bryson, A | External authors: Simmons, R., Rossi, G. | JEL classification: J24; J31; J61; J71; M52
In efficient global labour markets for very high wage workers one might expect wage differentials between migrant and domestic workers to reflect differences in labour productivity. However, using panel data on worker-firm matches in a single industry over a seven year period we find a substantial...