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Dispersión y Estabilidad de las Diferencias Salariales interestatales en México, 1984-2000

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  • Willy W. Cortez

    (Departmento de Metodos Cuantitativos, CUCEA, Universidad de Guadalajara)

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Economic liberalization has induced a new dynamics on wage setting and employment on Mexican labor market. These changes have been caused by two related events: productive restructuring and increasing labor market flexibility. To the extent that productive restructuring has implied significant regional changes, we assess if these regional changes have been accompanied by significant changes in cross state wage differences by educational levels. We find evidence that there is a small trend for the wage differences to decline among college graduates. However, the evidence among lower educational levels is less conclusive. Resumen La liberalización económica ha inducido una nueva dinámica de determinación de los salarios y el empleo en el mercado laboral Mexicano. Estos cambios han sido causados por dos eventos relacionados: la reestructuración productiva y a la creciente flexibilización del mercado laboral. En la medida que la reestructuración productiva ha implicado cambios regionales significativos, se evalúa si estos cambios regionales han venido acompañados de cambios significativos en las diferencias salariales interestatales por nivel educativo. Se encuentra evidencia de una ligera tendencia hacia la reducción de las diferencias salariales entre los trabajadores con educación universitaria. Para los niveles educativos inferiores la evidencia es menos concluyente.

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Paper provided by EconWPA in its series Development and Comp Systems with number 0502014.

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Length: 47 pages
Date of creation: 14 Feb 2005
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Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpdc:0502014

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Keywords: Diferencias Salariales Interestatales; Nivel Educativo; Ecuación de Mincer; México;

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