Pakistan Institute of Development Economics


Effect of Unionization, Product Market Concentration and Foreign Trade on Inter-Industry Wage Structure

Determinants of the inter-industry wage differentials in Pakistan’s manufacturing sector are identified in this study. It is argued that only the skill of the production workers cannot explain all the differences in the wages. Results of this study suggest those workers’ organization and industrial characteristic such as profitability, capital intensity and product market structure do have a bearing on industrial wage level.

Mohammad Irfan

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