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Salarios Mínimos y Empleo en el Gran Santiago

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This paper explores the employment effects of changes in the real minimum wage in Chile in 1978 and 1981. In 1978 the real minimum wage increased by nearly twice the increment in wages and salaries for the economy, while in 1981 the growth rate for the tw

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  • Tarsicio Castañeda, 1983. "Salarios Mínimos y Empleo en el Gran Santiago," Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile., vol. 20(61), pages 279-294.
  • Handle: RePEc:ioe:cuadec:v:20:y:1983:i:61:p:279-294
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    1. Welch, Finis R & Cunningham, James, 1978. "Effects of Minimum Wages on the Level and Age Composition of Youth Employment," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 60(1), pages 140-145, February.
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