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

  • 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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