Browsing Economia Journal by Subject "Wages"

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Browsing Economia Journal by Subject "Wages"

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  • Atkinson, Scott E.; Ibarra, Marilyn (Brookings Institution Press, 2007-10)
    A great deal has been written about the effects of foreign migration on the wages of U.S. workers. However, little is known about the effects of Mexican interstate immigration (i.e., internal Mexican migration) and ...
  • Lemos, Sara (Brookings Institution Press, 2004-10)
    The international literature on minimum wages greatly lacks empirical evidence for Latin America. In Brazil, not only are minimum wage increases large and frequent, but they also have been used as both a social policy and ...
  • Gasparini, Leonardo; Cruces, Guillero; Tornarolli, Leopoldo (Brookings Institution Press, 2011-03)
    This paper documents patterns and recent developments on income inequality in Latin America (LA). New comparative international evidence confirms that LA is a region of high inequality, although maybe not the highest in ...
  • Krivonos, Ekaterina; Olarreaga, Marcelo (Brookings Institution Press, 2009-03)
    This paper assesses the impact of a potential liberalization of sugar regimes in OECD countries on household labor income and poverty in Brazil. Our results suggest that the largest increases in wages are to be experienced ...
  • Giovannetti, Bruno; Menezes-Filho, Naércio (Brookings Institution Press, 2006-10)
    This paper examines the relationship between trade liberalization and the evolution of the demand for skill in Brazil during the past decade. We use matched employer-employee panel data to test the hypothesis that the ...
  • Kaplan, David S.; Robertson, Raymond; Martínez González, Gabriel (Brookings Institution Press, 2005-03)
    Faced with limited resources, policymakers need to know when and where to target support for displaced workers. The academic literature offers little support, presenting wide-ranging results with no consistent explanation ...



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