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Table 13 Incidence of atypical work schedules in foreign and domestic enterprises

From: Wage gains from foreign ownership: evidence from linked employer–employee data

Level of educationa Domestic Foreign Domestic Foreign
  Shift workb Overtime workb
Low 27.5 58.2 14.4 32.0
Middling 22.4 41.2 12.0 24.3
High 4.4 4.5 4.0 7.6
  Work in the afternoonc Work in the nightc
Low 14.4 29.1 8.1 20.3
Middling 18.6 33.1 9.4 22.1
High 17.7 14.4 7.1 6.6
  Work on Saturdaysc Work on Sundaysc
Low 26.3 29.3 16.9 17.6
Middling 35.4 36.6 21.2 24.0
High 26.8 18.9 16.7 12.7
  1. 2003–2011, percent
  2. aLow = primary school attainment, High = college or university, Middling = rest
  3. bSource: Wage Surveys, 2003–2011, private sector. Firms are classified on the basis of their majority owners. The data indicate the percentage share of employees receiving shift pay and overtime pay, respectively. Authors’ calculation
  4. cSource: Labor Force Surveys, 2003 Q1–2011 Q4, excluding public administration, education, health and social services. The data indicate the percentage share of employees working in the respective periods at least occasionally. Authors’ calculation
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