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Efectos del salario mínimo en el mercado laboral peruano

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El estudio muestra evidencias del impacto del Salario Mínimo (RMV) en el mercado laboral peruano. Se utiliza un modelo dinámico de datos panel por sectores económicos de la ecuación de empleo y se estima que existe una relación negativa entre el empleo formal y la RMV. La elasticidad empleo-RMV es aproximadamente -0,13. Esta evidencia se complementa al estimar que la probabilidad de mantenerse ocupado, en un contexto en el cual se produjo un incremento legal de la RMV, es menor entre aquellos individuos que perciben ingresos cercanos a la RMV (y entre jóvenes). Se reporta evidencia que sustenta la hipótesis de que la RMV es un referente en la determinación de remuneraciones en el sector formal. Asimismo, se encuentra evidencias sobre los efectos distributivos de un incremento de la RMV a favor de los trabajadores de bajos ingresos.

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  • Céspedes, Nikita, 2006. "Efectos del salario mínimo en el mercado laboral peruano," Revista Estudios Económicos, Banco Central de Reserva del Perú, issue 13.
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    1. Céspedes, Nikita & Sánchez, Alan, 2013. "Minimum Wage and Job Mobility," Working Papers 2013-012, Banco Central de Reserva del Perú.
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    3. Groisman, Fernando & Boffi, Santiago & Calero, Analía & Cuba, María Soledad & Liniado, Julia & Sconfienza, María Eugenia & Vergara Parra, Albano, 2015. "Social protection to the informal sector: the role of minimum wage and income transfer policies," MPRA Paper 72822, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Jesús Palomino Samaniego, 2011. "Efectos Del Incremento De La Remuneracion Mínima Vital Sobre El Empleo Y Los Ingresos Laborales," Documentos de Trabajo / Working Papers 2011-313, Departamento de Economía - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
    5. Jaramillo, Miguel, 2012. "Ajustes del mercado laboral ante cambios en el salario mínimo: La experiencia de la década de 2000," Documentos de Investigación dt63, Grupo de Análisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE).

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    JEL classification:

    • J23 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Demand
    • J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
    • J38 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Public Policy

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