Foreign ownership and employment growth in Indonesian manufacturing
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Foreign ownership and employment growth in Indonesian manufacturing by Robert E. Lipsey

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


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StatementRobert E. Lipsey, Fredrik Sjöholm, Jing Sun
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 15936, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 15936.
ContributionsSjöholm, Fredrik, Sun, Jing, National Bureau of Economic Research
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LC ClassificationsHB1
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FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24571452M
LC Control Number2010655978

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Get this from a library! Foreign ownership and employment growth in Indonesian manufacturing. [Robert E Lipsey; Fredrik Sjöholm; Jing Sun; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Many developing countries would like to increase the share of modern or formal sectors in their employment. One way to accomplish this goal may be to encourage the entrance of foreign firms. Foreign Takeovers and Employment in Indonesian Manufacturing Robert E. Lipsey, NBER and City University of NY Fredrik Sjöholm, Research Institute of Industrial Economics, Stockholm, and Örebro University Abstract The lack of modern sector employment is a major problem in most developing countries. The government of Indonesia is again opening room for foreign ownership in a number of sectors in an effort to boost economic expansion and reach the 7 percent year-on-year (y/y) gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate by as targeted by Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Examples of sectors that are to be opened for the full percent to foreign ownership are the . The foreign share of Indonesian manufacturing employment and value added is shown in table 1. The foreign share in was only ten percent of employment and 21 percent of value.

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Abstract This article examines the effect of foreign direct investment (FDI) on wages in Indonesian manufacturing. An econometric analysis of a panel of plants between and finds that both foreign ownership throughout the period and foreign takeover resulted in higher wages relative to domestically owned plants. The wage effects for white‐collar employees were Cited by: all establishments with any foreign ownership.2 For Indonesian manufacturing as a whole the foreign shares are 16 per cent of employment and 30 per cent of value added, indicating an average output per employee in foreign operations around twice as high as in domestically-owned establishments. The foreign shares.   However, if you aim to only represent an overseas company in Indonesia, and you will not generate any income from local activities, you can set up a representative office instead. If you only want to hire some employees in Indonesia, you can alternatively use the employer of record service. Foreign ownership limitations. Downloadable! Wages in domestically- owned Indonesian manufacturing plants taken over by foreign firms increased sharply between the year before takeover and two years after takeover, relative to plants remaining in domestic ownership. Blue- collar wage levels in these plants had been less than 10 per cent above and white- collar wages more than 10 per cent below those .