Wage dispersion and employment turnover in Taiwan

Meng Wen Tsou, Jin Tan Liu

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Abstract

Using matched employer - Employee data on the Taiwanese manufacturing sector, we find a negative relationship between wage dispersion and job reallocation, and (excess) worker turnover, whilst greater excess separation of lower quality workers is shown to be a characteristic of plants with more flexible wage structures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)408-414
Number of pages7
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume88
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2005

Keywords

  • Employment turnover
  • Wage dispersion

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