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Asimetrías en la demanda por trabajo en Colombia: el papel del ciclo económico

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Este trabajo tiene como objetivo estimar las elasticidades de demanda de empleo moderno total y no calificado, haciendo énfasis en las asimetrías presentes en las distintas fases del ciclo económico colombiano. Para tal fin, se estiman modelos MS-VAR(p) siguiendo la metodología propuesta por Krolzig (1997) y Clements y Krolzig (2003). Los resultados confirman la existencia de dichas asimetrías en las demandas por empleo moderno total y no calificado, las cuales varían dependiendo del comportamiento de la actividad agregada de la economía, a decir, crisis, recuperación y auge. Específicamente, se encuentra que tanto para el empleo moderno y el empleo moderno no calificado, las relaciones empleo-PIB y empleo-salario no calificado, se intensifican en los periodos de crisis. Así mismo, la elasticidad empleo-salario aumenta (en valor absoluto) para el trabajo no calificado en los periodos de auge.

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  • Jorge Andrés Tamayo Castaño, 2012. "Asimetrías en la demanda por trabajo en Colombia: el papel del ciclo económico," BORRADORES DE ECONOMIA 009286, BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA.
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    Keywords

    Demanda de Trabajo; Ciclo Económico; Modelos Markov-Switching; No linealidades y Asimetrías.;

    JEL classification:

    • E24 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution; Aggregate Human Capital; Aggregate Labor Productivity
    • E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
    • C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes; State Space Models
    • C34 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Truncated and Censored Models; Switching Regression Models

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