Access To 'Good Jobs' Promotes Wage Growth

Increasing access to employment at larger, high-wage firms can raise earnings prospects for low-wage workers, a new study shows.
October 7, 2003, 8am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Increasing access to employment at larger, high-wage firms can raise earnings prospects for low-wage workers, a new study by Fredrik Andersson, Harry J. Holzer, and Julia I. Lane shows. In particular, low earners who change jobs—and those who use temp agencies to find employment—experience greater earnings growth than those who stay at the same firm, offering a model for non-profits and others for placing low-wage workers into "good jobs."

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Published on Thursday, October 13, 2005 in The Brookings Institution
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