Predicted change in retail wireless labor market concentration and in workers' weekly dollar earnings if Sprint and T-Mobile merge
Note: Y-axis scales are different for each scatterplot. The x-axis shows the increase in the Herfindahl-Hirschman Index, a standard measure of market concentration, applied in this context to labor market concentration.
Source: Authors’ calculations based on data from Change to Win 2018 and earnings data from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages. Individual panels show change in labor market concentration and worker earnings using estimated effects of labor market concentration from Azar, Marinescu, and Steinbaum 2017 (“Azar et al.”); Benmelech, Bergman, and Kim 2018 (“Benmelech et al.”); and Rinz 2018. See text for details.