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El salario mínimo: aspectos generales sobre los casos de Colombia y otros países

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  • Luis Eduardo Arango

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  • Paula Herrera

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  • Carlos Esteban Posada

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Este artículo presenta una revisión sumaria de la literaturasobre los efectos del salario mínimo y lasexperiencias colombiana e internacional en lo referentea instituciones y prácticas de fijación del salariomínimo. El repaso de las experiencias conducea algunas reflexiones sobre la inflexibilidad relativade las instituciones latinoamericanas frente a lo quees usual en Estados Unidos y Europa Occidental.A pesar de la alta incidencia del salario mínimo enColombia, se hace evidente la carencia de estudiosde mayor trascendencia sobre sus efectos. Se sugiereque ha habido un excesivo uso del mismo comomecanismo de indexación de otras variables, ademásdel salario.

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  • Luis Eduardo Arango & Paula Herrera & Carlos Esteban Posada, 2008. "El salario mínimo: aspectos generales sobre los casos de Colombia y otros países," ENSAYOS SOBRE POLÍTICA ECONÓMICA, BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA - ESPE, vol. 26(56), pages 204-263, June.
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    5. Luis Eduardo Arango & Luz Karine Ardila & Miguel Ignacio Gömez, 2010. "Efecto del cambio del salario mínimo en el precio de las comidas fuera del hogar en Colombia," Borradores de Economia 584, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
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    Keywords

    salario mínimo; equilibrio; empleo; desempleo; pobreza; legislación.;

    JEL classification:

    • J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
    • J64 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search
    • K31 - Law and Economics - - Other Substantive Areas of Law - - - Labor Law

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