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La elasticidad de Frisch y la transmisión de la política monetaria en Colombia

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  • Juan David Prada Sarmiento

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  • Luis Eduardo Rojas Dueñas

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Este artículo estudia el mecanismo de transmisión de la política monetaria a través delos salarios reales y la oferta de trabajo. El trade-off inflación producto depende de lacalificación de los trabajadores y de la elasticidad de la oferta de trabajo al salario real.Se plantea un modelo teórico simple que incorpora la segmentación entre trabajadorescalificados y no calificados y las restricciones en el acceso al sistema financiero. Utilizandoel método generalizado de momentos se estima la elasticidad de Frisch de la oferta detrabajo. Se construyeron series de salarios representativos y de horas ofrecidas al mercado,utilizando una aproximación diferente a la encontrada en la literatura en general, queutiliza el número de horas trabajadas. La estimación puntual arrojó una elasticidad deFrisch de 0;31 y una elasticidad de sustitución intertemporal de 0;42. La oferta laborales inelástica en Colombia, generando que los costos en términos de producción de laestabilización de precios sean importantes.

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  • Juan David Prada Sarmiento & Luis Eduardo Rojas Dueñas, 2009. "La elasticidad de Frisch y la transmisión de la política monetaria en Colombia," BORRADORES DE ECONOMIA 005404, BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA.
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    Keywords

    Elasticidad de Frisch; oferta laboral; política monetaria; Colombia;

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    • E24 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution; Aggregate Human Capital; Aggregate Labor Productivity
    • E50 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - General
    • J22 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Time Allocation and Labor Supply

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