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Economic growth, skill-biased technical change and wage inequality: A model and estimations for the US and Europe

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  • Greiner, Alfred
  • Rubart, Jens
  • Semmler, Willi

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Macroeconomics.

Volume (Year): 26 (2004)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
Pages: 597-621

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jmacro:v:26:y:2004:i:4:p:597-621

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  1. Caspari, Volker & Rehme, G√ľnther & Rubart, Jens, 2004. "Education, Research, and Economic Growth," Darmstadt Discussion Papers in Economics 21332, Darmstadt Technical University, Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law, Institute of Economics (VWL).
  2. Rubart, Jens, 2006. "Heterogeneous Labor, Labor Market Frictions and Employment Effects of Technological Change. Theory and Empirical Evidence for the U.S. and Europe," Darmstadt Discussion Papers in Economics 36783, Darmstadt Technical University, Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law, Institute of Economics (VWL).
  3. Lumpe, Christian & Weigert, Benjamin, 2010. "Immigration, education and native wage inequality," Working Papers 01/2010, German Council of Economic Experts / Sachverständigenrat zur Begutachtung der gesamtwirtschaftlichen Entwicklung.
  4. Piva, Mariacristina & Santarelli, Enrico & Vivarelli, Marco, 2005. "The skill bias effect of technological and organisational change: Evidence and policy implications," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 34(2), pages 141-157, March.
  5. Khemraj, Tarron & Madrick, Jeff & Semmler, Willi, 2006. "Okun's Law and Jobless Growth," MPRA Paper 54881, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  6. Runli Xie, 2008. "Skill Specific Unemployment with Imperfect Substitution of Skills," SFB 649 Discussion Papers SFB649DP2008-024, Sonderforschungsbereich 649, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.
  7. Jens Rubart, 2006. "Dismissal Protection or Wage Flexibility," Computing in Economics and Finance 2006 406, Society for Computational Economics.
  8. Cysne, Rubens Penha & Turchick, David, 2012. "Equilibrium unemployment-inequality correlation," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 34(2), pages 454-469.
  9. Greiner, Alfred & Flaschel, Peter, 2009. "Economic growth and the employer of last resort: A simple model of flexicurity capitalism," Research in Economics, Elsevier, vol. 63(2), pages 102-113, June.
  10. Rubart, Jens & Semmler, Willi, 2007. "East German Unemployment from a Macroeconomic Perspective," Darmstadt Discussion Papers in Economics 35712, Darmstadt Technical University, Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law, Institute of Economics (VWL).
  11. Cholezas, Ioannis & Tsakloglou, Panos, 2007. "Earnings Inequality in Europe: Structure and Patterns of Inter-Temporal Changes," IZA Discussion Papers 2636, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  12. Jun, Bogang & Hwang, Won-Sik, 2012. "Financial Hurdles for Human Capital Accumulation: Revisiting the Galor-Zeira Model," MPRA Paper 46317, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  13. Mariacristina Piva & Enrico Santarelli & Marco Vivarelli, 2004. "Technological and Organizational Changes as Determinants of the Skill Bias: Evidence from a Panel of Italian Firms," Papers on Entrepreneurship, Growth and Public Policy 2004-03, Max Planck Institute of Economics, Entrepreneurship, Growth and Public Policy Group.

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