The Trade and Labour Approaches to Wage Inequality
AbstractWe compare the trade and labour approaches to wage inequality. We first look at the theoretical differences, stressing the different roles ascribed to sector and factor bias, labour supply and the theory of technical change in trade models with endogenous prices. We then briefly review some of the evidence on the sector bias of prices and technology.
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Date of creation: Jul 1999
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Wage inequality; Technical change; Stolper-Samuelson effects;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- F16 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade and Labor Market Interactions
- J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
- O33 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-1999-09-01 (All new papers)
- NEP-DEV-1999-09-01 (Development)
- NEP-LAB-1999-09-01 (Labour Economics)
- NEP-PKE-1999-09-01 (Post Keynesian Economics)
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