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Unemployment and Wages in Chile: A Dynamic Perspective Using Synthetic Cohorts

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  • Osvaldo Larrañaga
  • Ricardo Paredes

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We use artificial cohort data for Santiago de Chile (1957 to 1996) to analyze labor market performance of specific cohort and age groups. We are particularly concerned with the relevance of this methodology to evaluate labor market performance indicators

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  • Osvaldo Larrañaga & Ricardo Paredes, 1999. "Unemployment and Wages in Chile: A Dynamic Perspective Using Synthetic Cohorts," Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile., vol. 36(109), pages 929-946.
  • Handle: RePEc:ioe:cuadec:v:36:y:1999:i:109:p:929-946
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    1. Dante Contreras & Esteban Puentes & David Bravo, 2005. "Female labour force participation in greater santiago, Chile: 1957-1997. A synthetic cohort analysis," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 17(2), pages 169-186.
    2. Rodrigo Cifuentes, 2005. "Tax Incentives for Retirement Savings: Simulation Results in the Presence of Liquidity Constraints and Heterogeneous Consumers in an OLG-GE Model," Central Banking, Analysis, and Economic Policies Book Series,in: Rómulo A. Chumacero & Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel & Norman Loayza (Series Editor) & Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel (S (ed.), General Equilibrium Models for the Chilean Economy, edition 1, volume 9, chapter 13, pages 415-440 Central Bank of Chile.
    3. Rodrigo Cifuentes, 2003. "Tax Incentives for Retirement Savings: Macro and Welfare Effects in an OLG-GE Model with Liquidity Constraints and Heterogeneous Consumers," Working Papers Central Bank of Chile 242, Central Bank of Chile.

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    Synthetic cohorts; unemployment; wages;

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    • J23 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Demand

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