Wage inequality and structural reform: evidence from Colombia

"The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the causes of the early decline as well as the recent increase in wage inequality in Colombia. In particular, we relate changes in wage differentials to the gap between the rate of growth of the relative demand for more-skilled workers and the relative...

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Autores Principales: Cárdenas, Mauricio, Bernal, Raquel
Publicado: 2015
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Acceso en línea:http://hdl.handle.net/11445/1679
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spelling ir-11445-16792017-06-17T18:13:47Z Wage inequality and structural reform: evidence from Colombia Cárdenas, Mauricio Bernal, Raquel Equidad Distribución del Ingreso "The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the causes of the early decline as well as the recent increase in wage inequality in Colombia. In particular, we relate changes in wage differentials to the gap between the rate of growth of the relative demand for more-skilled workers and the relative supply of such workers. Similarly, this paper argues that the earlier reduction in wage differentials is related to the increase in the relative supply of relatively more-educated workers at a time when no major shifts in the relative demand were observed. Therefore, the paper also explores for the causes of changes in relative labor demand." "The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the causes of the early decline as well as the recent increase in wage inequality in Colombia. In particular, we relate changes in wage differentials to the gap between the rate of growth of the relative demand for more-skilled workers and the relative supply of such workers. Similarly, this paper argues that the earlier reduction in wage differentials is related to the increase in the relative supply of relatively more-educated workers at a time when no major shifts in the relative demand were observed. Therefore, the paper also explores for the causes of changes in relative labor demand." O15 D31 E25 2015-12-10T12:09:44Z 2016-01-21T02:39:14Z 2017-04-18T21:15:59Z 2017-06-17T18:13:47Z 2015-12-10T12:09:44Z 2016-01-21T02:39:14Z 2017-04-18T21:15:59Z 2017-06-17T18:13:47Z 1995 http://hdl.handle.net/11445/1679 application/pdf
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Distribución del Ingreso
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Distribución del Ingreso
Cárdenas, Mauricio
Bernal, Raquel
Wage inequality and structural reform: evidence from Colombia
description "The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the causes of the early decline as well as the recent increase in wage inequality in Colombia. In particular, we relate changes in wage differentials to the gap between the rate of growth of the relative demand for more-skilled workers and the relative supply of such workers. Similarly, this paper argues that the earlier reduction in wage differentials is related to the increase in the relative supply of relatively more-educated workers at a time when no major shifts in the relative demand were observed. Therefore, the paper also explores for the causes of changes in relative labor demand."
author Cárdenas, Mauricio
Bernal, Raquel
author_facet Cárdenas, Mauricio
Bernal, Raquel
author_sort Cárdenas, Mauricio
title Wage inequality and structural reform: evidence from Colombia
title_short Wage inequality and structural reform: evidence from Colombia
title_full Wage inequality and structural reform: evidence from Colombia
title_fullStr Wage inequality and structural reform: evidence from Colombia
title_full_unstemmed Wage inequality and structural reform: evidence from Colombia
title_sort wage inequality and structural reform: evidence from colombia
publishDate 2015
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