Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://arl.liuc.it/dspace/handle/2468/5917
Title: Wage inequality in workers’ cooperatives and conventional firms
Authors: Magne, Nathalie
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES)
Università Carlo Cattaneo - LIUC
Bibliographic citation: Magne Nathalie (2017), Wage inequality in workers’ cooperatives and conventional firms. In: The European Journal of Comparative Economics, vol. 14, n. 2, 2017, p. 303-329. E-ISSN 1824-2979. DOI:10.25428/1824-2979/201702-303-329.
Abstract: The author evaluates the effects of democratic worker participation on the income distribution within firms. Wage inequality in French workers’ cooperatives (called SCOPs) versus traditional firms is measured using the 2001-2012 panel DADS dataset which includes all French firms. The author finds significantly lower inequality in SCOPs, in line with the previous empirical literature. Going into more detail, it appears that inequality is reduced at the top of the distribution and specifically regarding qualification-based inequalities; the gender gap and the advantage of senior workers are not lower in SCOPs. These findings contribute to the literature on Labor-Managed Firms, as well as to the broader debate on rising wage inequality in developed countries.
URI: http://arl.liuc.it/dspace/handle/2468/5917
Journal/Book: The European journal of comparative economics
Appears in Collections:EJCE

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
EJCE_2017-14-02_303.pdf
  Restricted Access
554,33 kBAdobe PDFView/Open Request a copy


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.