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Patrick Belser

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First Name:Patrick
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Last Name:Belser
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RePEc Short-ID:pbe566
Terminal Degree:2002 Department of Economics; Sussex Business School; University of Sussex (from RePEc Genealogy)

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International Labour Organization (ILO)
United Nations

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Working papers

  1. Belser, Patrick & Rama, Martin, 2001. "State ownership and labor redundancy - estimates based on enterprise-level data from Vietnam," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2599, The World Bank.
  2. Belser, Patrick, 2000. "Vietnam - on the road to labor-intensive growth ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2389, The World Bank.
  3. Patrick Belser, 1998. "Does Latin American and Caribbean Unemployment Depend on Asian Labor Standards?," Research Department Publications 4132, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  4. Patrick Belser, 1998. "¿Depende el desempleo en América Latina y el Caribe de las normas laborales de Asia?," Research Department Publications 4133, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.

Articles

  1. Uma RANI & Patrick BELSER & Martin OELZ & Setareh RANJBAR, 2013. "Minimum wage coverage and compliance in developing countries," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, vol. 152(3-4), pages 381-410, December.
  2. Uma RANI & Patrick BELSER, 2012. "Low pay among wage earners and the self-employed in India," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, vol. 151(3), pages 221-242, September.
  3. Manuela Tomei & Patrick Belser, 2011. "New ILO standards on decent work for domestic workers: A summary of the issues and discussions," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, vol. 150(3-4), pages 431-438, December.

Chapters

  1. Patrick Belser & Uma Rani, 2015. "Minimum wages and inequality," Chapters, in: Janine Berg (ed.), Labour Markets, Institutions and Inequality, chapter 5, pages 123-146, Edward Elgar Publishing.
  2. Patrick Belser, 2009. "The Economics of Slavery, Forced Labor and Human Trafficking," Chapters, in: Kenneth G. Dau-Schmidt & Seth D. Harris & Orly Lobel (ed.), Labor and Employment Law and Economics, chapter 15, Edward Elgar Publishing.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Belser, Patrick & Rama, Martin, 2001. "State ownership and labor redundancy - estimates based on enterprise-level data from Vietnam," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2599, The World Bank.

    Cited by:

    1. Clément Imbert, 2011. "Decomposing wage inequality: Public and private sectors in Vietnam 1993-2006," Working Papers halshs-00564653, HAL.
    2. Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility, 2004. "Labor Issues in Infrastructure Reform : A Toolkit, Module 1," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 15020, March.
    3. Rama, Martin, 2001. "The gender implications of public sector downsizing : the reform program of Vietnam," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2573, The World Bank.
    4. Asiedu, Kofi Fred & Folmer, Henk, 2007. "Does Privatization Improve Job Satisfaction? The Case of Ghana," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 35(10), pages 1779-1795, October.
    5. Bales, Sarah & Rama, Martin, 2001. "Are public sector workers underpaid? - Appropriate comparators in a developing country," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2747, The World Bank.
    6. Indranil Bose & R. K. Mudgal, 2016. "Impact of Globalization on Job-Abolition and Job-Creation in Recent Times: A Brief Research Overview," Journal of Applied Management and Investments, Department of Business Administration and Corporate Security, International Humanitarian University, vol. 5(4), pages 223-228, November.
    7. Rama,Martin G., 2003. "Globalization and workers in developing countries," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2958, The World Bank.
    8. Fakhri, Issaoui, 2016. "Reflection Around the Reality of Long-run concept: application to Money Neutrality," MPRA Paper 74589, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    9. Spinesi, Luca, 2009. "Rent-seeking bureaucracies, inequality, and growth," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 90(2), pages 244-257, November.

  2. Belser, Patrick, 2000. "Vietnam - on the road to labor-intensive growth ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2389, The World Bank.

    Cited by:

    1. Yoko Niimi & Puja Vasudeva Dutta & Alan Winters, 2003. "Trade Liberalisation and Poverty Dynamics in Vietnam," PRUS Working Papers 17, Poverty Research Unit at Sussex, University of Sussex.
    2. Rama, Martin, 2001. "The gender implications of public sector downsizing : the reform program of Vietnam," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2573, The World Bank.
    3. Cynthia Benzing & Hung Manh Chu & Gerard Callanan, 2005. "A Regional Comparison Of The Motivation And Problems Of Vietnamese Entrepreneurs," Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship (JDE), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 10(01), pages 3-27.
    4. Tran, Tuyen & Doan, Tinh, 2010. "Industrialization, economic and employment structure changes in Vietnam during economic transition," MPRA Paper 26979, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 25 Nov 2010.
    5. Sakellariou, Chris & Fang, Zheng, 2010. "After the reforms: Determinants of wage growth and change in wage inequality in Vietnam: 1998-2008," MPRA Paper 27518, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    6. Harvie, C., 2001. "Competition Policy and SMEs in Vietnam," Economics Working Papers wp01-10, School of Economics, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia.
    7. Nith, Kosal & Ly, Singhong, 2018. "Reinvigorating Cambodian agriculture: Transforming from extensive to intensive agriculture," MPRA Paper 93086, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 23 Dec 2018.
    8. Fukase, Emiko, 2013. "Export Liberalization, Job Creation, and the Skill Premium: Evidence from the US–Vietnam Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA)," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 41(C), pages 317-337.

Articles

  1. Uma RANI & Patrick BELSER & Martin OELZ & Setareh RANJBAR, 2013. "Minimum wage coverage and compliance in developing countries," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, vol. 152(3-4), pages 381-410, December.

    Cited by:

    1. Linxiang Ye & TH Gindling & Shi Li, 2015. "Compliance with legal minimum wages and overtime pay regulations in China," IZA Journal of Labor & Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 4(1), pages 1-35, December.
    2. Ronconi, Lucas & Kanbur, Ravi & López-Cariboni, Santiago, 2019. "Who Demands Labour (De)Regulation in the Developing World? Insider–Outsider Theory Revisited," IZA Discussion Papers 12831, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    3. Colin C. Williams & Ioana A. Horodnic, 2015. "Explaining and tackling the shadow economy in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania: a tax morale approach," Baltic Journal of Economics, Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies, vol. 15(2), pages 81-98.
    4. Mariana Viollaz, 2019. "Multiple Violations of Labor Market Regulations: Patterns in the Peruvian Labor Market and the Impact of Enforcement," CEDLAS, Working Papers 0244, CEDLAS, Universidad Nacional de La Plata.
    5. Ioana Alexandra Horodnic & Colin C. Williams, 2016. "An evaluation of the shadow economy in Baltic states: a tax morale perspective," International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 28(2/3), pages 339-358.
    6. Patrick Belser & Uma Rani, 2015. "Minimum wages and inequality," Chapters, in: Janine Berg (ed.), Labour Markets, Institutions and Inequality, chapter 5, pages 123-146, Edward Elgar Publishing.
    7. Kenn Ariga, 2016. "Minimum wage through the looking glass," KIER Working Papers 927, Kyoto University, Institute of Economic Research.
    8. Anna Lukiyanova & Nina Vishnevskaya, 2015. "The Decentralization of Minimum Wage Setting in Russia Economies," HSE Working papers WP BRP 90/EC/2015, National Research University Higher School of Economics.
    9. Langchuan Peng & Xiaxin Wang & Daixin He, 2019. "How Do Minimum Wage Adjustments Affect Wages In China: Evidence Based On Administrative Personal Income Tax Data," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 37(2), pages 349-365, April.
    10. Mandal, Biswajit & Mandal, Arindam, 2014. "A Note on How and Why Growth and Unemployment Go Hand in Hand in Developing Economies," MPRA Paper 56523, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    11. Andrés Ham, 2015. "Minimum wage violations in Honduras," IZA Journal of Labor & Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 4(1), pages 1-19, December.
    12. Colin C. Williams, 2014. "Confronting the Shadow Economy," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 15370.
    13. Viollaz, Mariana, 2016. "Are Labor Inspections Protecting Workers’ Rights? Adding the Evidence from Size-based Labor Regulations and Fines in Peru," MPRA Paper 73498, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    14. Haepp, Tobias & Lin, Carl, 2016. "How Does the Minimum Wage Affect Firm Investments in Fixed and Human Capital? Evidence from China," IZA Discussion Papers 10332, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    15. Uma Rani, 2017. "Minimum Wage Policies and Their Effects in Developing Countries: A Comparative Perspective," The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Springer;The Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE), vol. 60(1), pages 33-55, March.
    16. Ronconi, Lucas & Zarazaga S.J., Rodrigo, 2015. "Labor Exclusion and the Erosion of Citizenship Responsibilities," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 74(C), pages 453-461.
    17. Ham, Andrés, 2018. "The Consequences of Legal Minimum Wages in Honduras," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 102(C), pages 135-157.
    18. Janine Berg, 2015. "Labour market institutions: the building blocks of just societies," Chapters, in: Janine Berg (ed.), Labour Markets, Institutions and Inequality, chapter 1, pages 1-36, Edward Elgar Publishing.
    19. Varma, Poornima & Issar Akash, 2017. "Intra-Industry Trade and Labour Market Adjustment: Indian Manufacturing Sector," IIMA Working Papers WP 2017-04-01, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Research and Publication Department.
    20. Colin C. Williams & Youssef Youssef, 2014. "Classifying Latin American Economies: A Degree of Informalisation Approach," International Journal of Business Administration, International Journal of Business Administration, Sciedu Press, vol. 5(3), pages 73-85, May.
    21. Kanbur Ravi & Ronconi Lucas & López-Cariboni Santiago, 2019. "Who demands labour (de)regulation in the developing world?: Insider–outsider theory revisited," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2019-90, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    22. Oelz, Martin. & Rani, Uma., 2015. "Domestic work, wages, and gender equality : lessons from developing countries," ILO Working Papers 994891893402676, International Labour Organization.
    23. Bhorat, Haroon & Kanbur, Ravi & Stanwix, Benjamin, 2015. "Minimum Wages in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Primer," IZA Discussion Papers 9204, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    24. Matthew Collin & Theodore Talbot, 2017. "Do Age-of-Marriage Laws Work? Evidence from a Large Sample of Developing Countries - Working Paper 458," Working Papers 458, Center for Global Development.
    25. Colin C. Williams & Friedrich Schneider, 2016. "Measuring the Global Shadow Economy," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 16551.
    26. Chunbing Xing & Jianwei Xu, 2016. "Regional variation of the minimum wages in China," IZA Journal of Labor & Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 5(1), pages 1-22, December.
    27. Haroon Bhorat & Tara Caetano & Benjamin Jourdan & Ravi Kanbur & Christopher Rooney & Benjamin Stanwix & Ingrid Woolard, 2016. "Investigating the Feasibility of a National Minimum Wage for South Africa," Working Papers 201601, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
    28. Karolina Goraus & Piotr Lewandowski, 2016. "Minimum Wage Violation In Central And Eastern Europe," IBS Working Papers 03/2016, Instytut Badan Strukturalnych.
    29. Colin C. WILLIAMS, 2015. "Out of the shadows: Classifying economies by the extent and nature of employment in the informal economy," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, vol. 154(3), pages 331-351, September.
    30. Matteo G. Richiardi, 2015. "Liberia.Expanding formal employment through labour market reforms," LABORatorio R. Revelli Working Papers Series 144, LABORatorio R. Revelli, Centre for Employment Studies.
    31. Haroon Bhorat & Zaakir Asmal & Ravi Kanbur & Marco Ranzani & Pierella Paci, 2019. "Minimum Wages and Labor Supply in an Emerging Market: The Case of Mauritius," Working Papers 201901, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
    32. Haroon Bhorat & Ravi Kanbur & Benjamin Stanwix, 2015. "Minimum Wages in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Primer," Working Papers 201503, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
    33. Menon, Nidhiya & Rodgers, Yana van der Meulen, 2018. "Child labor and the minimum wage: Evidence from India," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 46(2), pages 480-494.
    34. Garnero, Andrea, 2017. "The Dog That Barks Doesn't Bite: Coverage and Compliance of Sectoral Minimum Wages in Italy," IZA Discussion Papers 10511, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    35. Alinaghi, Nazila & Creedy, John & Gemmell, Norman, 2019. "The Redistributive Effects of a Minimum Wage Increase in New Zealand A Microsimulation Analysis," Working Paper Series 8023, Victoria University of Wellington, Chair in Public Finance.
    36. Colin C Williams & Ioana Alexandra Horodnic, 2016. "An institutional theory of the informal economy: some lessons from the United Kingdom," International Journal of Social Economics, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 43(7), pages 722-738, July.

  2. Uma RANI & Patrick BELSER, 2012. "Low pay among wage earners and the self-employed in India," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, vol. 151(3), pages 221-242, September.

    Cited by:

    1. Dimitar NIKOLOSKI & Marjan ANGELESKI & Slavica ROCHESKA, 2018. "Determinants of earnings in Macedonia: assessing the difference between low-paid and highly-paid employees," Eastern Journal of European Studies, Centre for European Studies, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, vol. 9, pages 111-131, June.

  3. Manuela Tomei & Patrick Belser, 2011. "New ILO standards on decent work for domestic workers: A summary of the issues and discussions," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, vol. 150(3-4), pages 431-438, December.

    Cited by:

    1. Lorena POBLETE, 2018. "The ILO Domestic Workers Convention and regulatory reforms in Argentina, Chile and Paraguay. A comparative study of working time and remuneration regulations," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, vol. 157(3), pages 435-459, September.

Chapters

  1. Patrick Belser & Uma Rani, 2015. "Minimum wages and inequality," Chapters, in: Janine Berg (ed.), Labour Markets, Institutions and Inequality, chapter 5, pages 123-146, Edward Elgar Publishing.

    Cited by:

    1. Öllinger, Michael & Ostermair, Christoph & Sell, Friedrich L., 2019. "Distributional effects of minimum wages: Can unions expect a double dividend? A theoretical exercise from a supply-side view," Working Papers in Economics 2019,2, Bundeswehr University Munich, Economic Research Group.
    2. Malte Luebker, 2017. "Poverty, employment and inequality in the SDGs: heterodox discourse, orthodox policies?," Chapters, in: Peter A.G. van Bergeijk & Rolph van der Hoeven (ed.), Sustainable Development Goals and Income Inequality, chapter 8, pages 141-168, Edward Elgar Publishing.
    3. Uma Rani, 2017. "Minimum Wage Policies and Their Effects in Developing Countries: A Comparative Perspective," The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Springer;The Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE), vol. 60(1), pages 33-55, March.
    4. Friedrich Leopold Sell & Michael Öllinger, 2017. "Hitting two birds with one stone: A tale on the (not so) secret miracle of minimum wages," Journal of Economic and Financial Studies (JEFS), LAR Center Press, vol. 5(3), pages 26-30, June.
    5. Alexander Muravyev & Aleksey Oshchepkov, 2016. "The effect of doubling the minimum wage on employment: evidence from Russia," IZA Journal of Labor & Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 5(1), pages 1-20, December.
    6. Sell, Friedrich L. & Öllinger, Michael, 2017. "On the distributional effects of minimum wages: A note," Working Papers in Economics 2017,3, Bundeswehr University Munich, Economic Research Group.

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