Naidu, S., Nyarko, Y., & Wang, S. Y. (2016). Monopsony Power in Migrant Labor Markets: Evidence from the United Arab Emirates. Journal of Political Economy, 124(6), 1735-1792. See slides for this paper
By exploiting a reform in the United Arab Emirates that relaxed restrictions on employer transitions, we provide new estimates of the monopsony power of firms over migrant workers.