Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login

Fatores Determinantes dos Salários Relativos: um Estudo empírico com Dados Primários para a Região Metropolitana do Recife

Contents:

Author Info

  • Alexandre Rands

    ()
    (Datamétrica Consultoria, Pesquisa e Telemarketing)

  • Maurício Rands

Abstract

This paper forwards some hypotheses on wage determination and relies on a survey with 210 questionnaires applied to workers in Recife to test them empirically. The major conclusions are: (i) Human capital is an important factor determining real wages and the domestic environment is crucial for its accumulation; (ii) workers bargaining strength, as measured by the union model, as well as size and ownership of the company, are also relevant factors determining the real wages; (iii) unions affiliation to Central Ùnica dos Trabalhadores raises wages; (iv) age is a relevant variable to determine wages, but only in the set which includes state owned enterprises; (v) the number of dependents is also relevant to determine relative wages; and (vi) wages for women are lower than for men.

Download Info

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
File URL: ftp://200.249.56.210/RePEc/dtm/wpaper/FatoresDeterminantesdosSalariosRelativos25.pdf
Our checks indicate that this address may not be valid because: 500 Failed to connect to FTP server 200.249.56.210: Net::FTP: connect: 10060. If this is indeed the case, please notify (Mirelle Queiroz)
File Function: Revised version, 1998.
Download Restriction: no

Bibliographic Info

Paper provided by Datamétrica Consultoria Econômica in its series Working Papers with number 25.

as in new window
Length: 14 pages
Date of creation: 1998
Date of revision: 1998
Publication status: Published in Revista de Economia Política, 1998, p. 188-201.
Handle: RePEc:dtm:wpaper:25

Contact details of provider:
Postal: Rua Luis Guimaraes, no 207, Poco de Panela, Recife/PE
Phone: +55 (081) 3267 1500
Fax: +55 (081) 3267 1512
Web page: http://200.249.56.210/
More information through EDIRC

Related research

Keywords: salários relativos; Região Metropolitana do Recife.;

References

No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

Citations

Lists

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

Statistics

Access and download statistics

Corrections

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:dtm:wpaper:25. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Mirelle Queiroz).

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.