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The growing inequality between firms


Some firms pay well while others don’t; and some are highly productive while many aren’t. New research describes an emerging pattern of increasing inequality of wages and productivity between firms in the manufacturing and services sectors of many OECD countries – what they call the ‘Great Divergences’.


Giuseppe Berlingieri, Patrick Blanchenay and Chiara Criscuolo

1 November 2017     Paper Number CEPCP511

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This CentrePiece article is published under the centre's Growth programme.