Growing wage inequalities in Poland: could foreign investment be part of the explanation?
Author(s): Agnieszka Skuratowicz (Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs)
Growing wage inequalities in Poland: could foreign investment be part of the explanation? (223 kB)
International trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) tend to exert a downward pressure on the relative wage of less skilled workers in developed countries. This Country Focus investigates whether the growing wage inequality between skilled and unskilled labour in Poland during the transition can be associated with the inflow of foreign capital.
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(Country Focus 05. March 2005.
Brussels. 5pp. Tab. Free.)