Can a minimum wage increase have an adverse impact on inequality? Evidence from two Latin American economies
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Volume (Year): 6 (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
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minimum wages; earnings inequality; distribution of wages; Latin America; J38; J23; D63;
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- J38 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Public Policy
- J23 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Demand
- D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
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