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Asimetrías del empleo y el producto, una aproximación de equilibrio general

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  • Andrés González

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  • Sergio Ocampo

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  • Diego Rodríguez

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  • Norberto Rodríguez

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La evidencia empírica para Colombia muestra relaciones tanto positivas como negativas entre el crecimiento del producto y empleo, a diferencia de lo encontrado en economías desarrolladas como la de los Estados Unidos. El presente trabajo usa modelos VAR y de Equilibrio General Dinámico y Estocástico para abordar explicaciones de ese fenómeno. Los resultados obtenidos, usando datos trimestrales para Colombia, son consistentes para las dos metodologías; se encuentra que la correlación entre el producto y el empleo es condicional a la fuerza motora del ciclo económico. En particular se encuentra que choques tecnológicos inducen una correlación negativa entre producto y empleo, mientras choques no tecnológicos inducen la correlación contraria.

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Paper provided by Banco de la Republica de Colombia in its series Borradores de Economia with number 663.

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Keywords: Mercado laboral; VAR estructural; DSGE; Economía abierta; Política monetaria. Classification JEL: E24; E27; E32; E37; F41; J64.;

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  1. Andrés González & Lavan Mahadeva & Juan D. Prada & Diego Rodríguez, 2011. "Policy Analysis Tool Applied to Colombian Needs: PATACON Model Description," BORRADORES DE ECONOMIA 008698, BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA.
  2. Sergio Ocampo Díaz, 2012. "A Model of Rule-of-Thumb Consumers With Nominal Price and Wage Rigidities," VNIVERSITAS ECONÓMICA 010025, UNIVERSIDAD JAVERIANA - BOGOTÁ.

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