Trade and Wage Inequality in Developing Countries
AbstractIn this article we provide a theoretical analysis of the possible impact of trade and fragmentation on the skilled--unskilled wage gap in a small developing economy. In particular, we illustrate the possibility of a decline in the relative wage of the unskilled labor following an improvement in the terms of trade. (JEL F1, F11, F12) Copyright 2004, Oxford University Press.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Western Economic Association International in its journal Economic Inquiry.
Volume (Year): 42 (2004)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
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