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Desigualdad de salarios en Colombia: evidencia a partir de encuestas de hogares 1984 -2010

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La evidencia muestra que la oferta y el precio del trabajo calificado relativo al trabajo no calificado han cambiado significativamente en los últimos decenios en Colombia. Los resultados sugieren que Colombia ha experimentado un cambio tecnológico sesgado hacia trabajadores universitarios. Usando regresión por cuantiles, se encontró convergencia en los salarios de los grupos educativos más bajos y disminución en la dispersión de salarios de esos grupos desde mediados de los 90s. Así mismo, el diferencial de salarios entre los trabajadores más y menos educados se ha incrementado a partir de la segunda mitad de los 90s.

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  • Carmiña O. Vargas, 2011. "Desigualdad de salarios en Colombia: evidencia a partir de encuestas de hogares 1984 -2010," Borradores de Economia 661, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
  • Handle: RePEc:bdr:borrec:661
    DOI: 10.32468/be.661
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    Keywords

    Desigualdad de salarios; regresión por cuantiles.;

    JEL classification:

    • J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
    • O30 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - General

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