Quality Employment and Firm Performance Evidence from Indian Firm-Level Data

Publication | October 2011

This paper looks at the characteristics of India's manufacturing firms that generate better quality employment and the relationship between quality employment and firm performance using multiple measures of employment quality.

This paper examines the relationship between quality employment and firm performance using multiple measures of employment quality. This document finds that greater employment compensation leads to higher profit, labor productivity, and capital productivity. However, providing more direct employment leads to lower profits and productivity, and increases in gender equality negatively affects labor productivity.

Contents 

  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Related Literature
  • Manufacturing Sector Employment and Industrial Policy in India
  • Data and Descriptive
  • Empirical Approach
  • Results
  • Conclusion
  • References

Additional Details

Author
Type
Series
Subjects
  • Economics
  • Social development and protection
  • Social protection - labor and employment
Countries
  • India
SKU
  • WPS124242
ISSN
  • 1655-5252 (Print)

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