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Minimum Wages in Developing Countries : Helping or Hurting Workers?

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  • Katherine Terrell
  • Rita K. Almeida

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Paper provided by The World Bank in its series World Bank Other Operational Studies with number 11742.

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Handle: RePEc:wbk:wboper:11742

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Keywords: Macroeconomics and Economic Growth - Income Social Protections and Labor - Labor Policies Social Protections and Labor - Labor Markets Wages Compensation and Benefits;

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  1. Neumark, David & Wascher, William, 2007. "Minimum Wages and Employment," IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2570, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  2. Freeman, Richard B, 1996. "The Minimum Wage as a Redistributive Tool," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, Royal Economic Society, vol. 106(436), pages 639-49, May.
  3. Gindling, T.H. & Terrell, Katherine, 2007. "The effects of multiple minimum wages throughout the labor market: The case of Costa Rica," Labour Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 14(3), pages 485-511, June.
  4. Wendy Cunningham, 2007. "Minimum Wages and Social Policy : Lessons from Developing Countries," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, The World Bank, number 6760, February.
  5. David Neumark & DMark Schweitzer & DaWilliam Wascher, 2004. "Minimum Wage Effects throughout the Wage Distribution," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 39(2).
  6. Pablo Fajnzylber, 2001. "Minimum wage effects throughout the wage distribution: evidence from Brazil’s formal and informal sectors," Textos para Discussão Cedeplar-UFMG, Cedeplar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais td151, Cedeplar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.
  7. Maloney, William F. & Nunez, Jairo & Cunningham, Wendy & Fiess, Norbert & Montenegro, Claudio & Murrugarra, Edmundo & Santamaria,Mauricio & Sepulveda, Claudia, 2001. "Measuring the impact of minimum wages : evidence from Latin America," Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank 2597, The World Bank.
  8. Sara Lemos, 2006. "Minimum Wage Effects in a Developing Country," Discussion Papers in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Leicester 06/1, Department of Economics, University of Leicester.
  9. Pablo Fajnzylber, 2001. "Minimum Wage Effects Throughout the Wage Distribution: Evidence from Brazil's Formal and Informal Sectors," Anais do XXIX Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 29th Brazilian Economics Meeting], ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Gr 098, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics].
  10. Martφn Rama, 2001. "The Consequences of doubling the minimum wage: The case of Indonesia," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 54(4), pages 864-881, July.
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  1. Del Carpio, Ximena & Messina, Julián & Sanz-de-Galdeano, Anna, 2014. "Minimum Wage: Does It Improve Welfare in Thailand?," IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 7911, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

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