An exploratory study into the effect of a change in business ownership on employment and wages

Practice area: Education and Labour Markets | Finance | Financial markets and Institutions | Labour market economics | Labour markets
Client: N/A
Published: June, 2009
Keywords: qualitative analysis quantitative analysis

The main aim of this exploratory study is to draw together economic evidence relating to the effect of a change in business ownership upon a range of firm outcomes; with particular focus on employment and wage impacts. The study presents data on changes in business ownership for Wales in comparison to nine other European regions and reviews the literature on the effects of changes in business ownership, particularly on employment and wages.