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Can a minimum wage increase have an adverse impact on inequality? Evidence from two Latin American economies

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  • Diego Angel-Urdinola

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Article provided by Springer in its journal The Journal of Economic Inequality.

Volume (Year): 6 (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
Pages: 57-71

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jecinq:v:6:y:2008:i:1:p:57-71

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Keywords: minimum wages; earnings inequality; distribution of wages; Latin America; J38; J23; D63;

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  1. Kristensen, Nicolai & Cunningham, Wendy, 2006. "Do minimum wages in Latin America and the Caribbean matter ? Evidence from 19 countries," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3870, The World Bank.
  2. Meyer, Robert H & Wise, David A, 1983. "Discontinuous Distributions and Missing Persons: The Minimum Wage and Unemployed Youth," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 51(6), pages 1677-98, November.
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  5. Diego F. ANGEL URDINOLA & Quentin WODON, 2003. "The impact on inequality of raising the minimum wage: Gap- narrowing and reranking effects," ARCHIVOS DE ECONOMÍA 003602, DEPARTAMENTO NACIONAL DE PLANEACIÓN.
  6. Addison, John T. & Blackburn, McKinley L., 1998. "Minimum Wages and Poverty," ZEW Discussion Papers 98-42, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
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  8. Brown, Charles & Gilroy, Curtis & Kohen, Andrew, 1982. "The Effect of the Minimum Wage on Employment and Unemployment," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 20(2), pages 487-528, June.
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