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The Impact of Foreign Labor on Host Country Wages: The Experience of a Southern Host, Malaysia

Athukorala, Premachandra; Devadason, Evelyn S

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This paper investigates the impact of foreign labor on domestic manufacturing wages through a case study of Malaysia, a country where foreign labor has played a key role in manufacturing growth over the past two decades. The main focus of the paper is on

dc.contributor.authorAthukorala, Premachandra
dc.contributor.authorDevadason, Evelyn S
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-10T23:05:50Z
dc.identifier.issn0305-750X
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/62527
dc.description.abstractThis paper investigates the impact of foreign labor on domestic manufacturing wages through a case study of Malaysia, a country where foreign labor has played a key role in manufacturing growth over the past two decades. The main focus of the paper is on
dc.publisherPergamon-Elsevier Ltd
dc.sourceWorld Development
dc.subjectKeywords: econometrics; labor migration; manufacturing; migrant worker; wage; Malaysia Asia; Foreign workers; International labor migration; Malaysia; Wages
dc.titleThe Impact of Foreign Labor on Host Country Wages: The Experience of a Southern Host, Malaysia
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume40
dc.date.issued2012
local.identifier.absfor140210 - International Economics and International Finance
local.identifier.absfor140211 - Labour Economics
local.identifier.ariespublicationf5625xPUB708
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationAthukorala, Premachandra, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationDevadason, Evelyn S, University of Malaya
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue8
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage1497
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage1510
local.identifier.doi10.1016/j.worlddev.2012.04.025
local.identifier.absseo910399 - International Trade not elsewhere classified
dc.date.updated2016-02-24T09:32:51Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-84861739226
local.identifier.thomsonID000306028400002
CollectionsANU Research Publications

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