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Rigideces de los salarios a la baja en Colombia: Evidencia empírica a partir de una muestra de salarios a nivel de firma

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  • Ana María Iregui

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  • Ligia Alba Melo

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  • María Teresa Ramírez

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Este estudio provee evidencia microeconómica sobre la existencia y el grado de rigidez de los salarios nominales a la baja en Colombia, utilizando información a nivel de firma para el periodo 1999-2006. La rigidez se determina a través de varias técnicas estadísticas utilizadas en la literatura reciente, como el análisis de los histogramas de la distribución de los incrementos en los salarios, el estadístico LSW, y la prueba de Kahn. Adicionalmente, a partir de un ejercicio econométrico que identifica los factores que afectan la probabilidad de que los incrementos salariales sean mayores que la inflación observada, se encuentra que en época de auge económico dicha probabilidad aumenta.

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Paper provided by BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA in its series BORRADORES DE ECONOMIA with number 005757.

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Date of creation: 25 Aug 2009
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Keywords: Rigidez de salarios; prueba de Kahn; estadístico LSW; Colombia;

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Cited by:
  1. Rafael Puyana Martínez-Villaba, . "El efecto Balassa-Samuelson en Colombia," Borradores de Economia 630, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
  2. Rafael Puyana Martínez-Villalba, 2011. "El efecto Balassa-Samuelson en Colombia," DOCUMENTOS CEDE 007959, UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES-CEDE.
  3. Luis Eduardo Arango & Nataly Obando & Carlos Esteban Posada, . "Los salarios reales a lo largo del ciclo económico en Colombia," Borradores de Economia 666, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
  4. Ana María Iregui & Ligia Alba Melo & María Teresa Ramírez, . "Formación e incrementos de salarios en Colombia: Un estudio microeconómico a partir de una encuesta a nivel de firma," Borradores de Economia 582, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
  5. Rafael Puyana, 2010. "El efecto Balassa-Samuelson en Colombia," BORRADORES DE ECONOMIA 007801, BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA.

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