Are Noncompetes Holding Down Wages?

11 Pages Posted: 15 Aug 2018 Last revised: 22 Dec 2019

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Evan Starr

University of Maryland Robert H Smith School of Business

Date Written: Dec 20, 2019

Abstract

This brief, written for the "Unrigging the Labor Market" convening on June 13, 2018 at Harvard Law School, summarizes the empirical research on the relationship between covenants not to compete, their enforceability, and wages.

Keywords: Covenants Not to Compete, Wages

JEL Classification: J3, J42, K31

Suggested Citation

Starr, Evan, Are Noncompetes Holding Down Wages? (Dec 20, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3223659 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3223659

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