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¿Ventajas Absolutas o Comparativas en las Habilidades Laborales? Evidencia Para el Mercado del Trabajo Chileno a Partir de la Encuesta IALS

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A recurrent topic in labor economics is that of the existence of comparative advantages derived from the heterogeneity of both workers and tasks. This paper overcomes the standard problem of insufficient data to test comparative advantages by employing th

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  • Ignacio Rodríguez, 2004. "¿Ventajas Absolutas o Comparativas en las Habilidades Laborales? Evidencia Para el Mercado del Trabajo Chileno a Partir de la Encuesta IALS," Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile., vol. 41(122), pages 125-162.
  • Handle: RePEc:ioe:cuadec:v:41:y:2004:i:122:p:125-162
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    Keywords

    Labor market; comparative advantage; Chile;

    JEL classification:

    • J22 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Time Allocation and Labor Supply
    • J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
    • C34 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Truncated and Censored Models; Switching Regression Models

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