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Minimum Wage Effects Throughout the Wage Distribution: Evidence from Brazil's Formal and Informal Sectors

  • Pablo Fajnzylber


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    Paper provided by ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics] in its series Anais do XXIX Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 29th Brazilian Economics Meeting] with number 098.

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    Date of creation: 2001
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    Handle: RePEc:anp:en2001:098
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