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La demanda de trabajo:Aspectos teóricos y evidencia empírica para Colombia

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  • Jairo Guillermo Isaza Castro

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  • Carlos Arturo Meza Carvajalino

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Este documento presenta algunos de los aspectos teóricos más importantes para el análisis de la demanda de trabajo, así como la evidencia empírica disponible para el caso colombiano. En cuanto a los aspectos teóricos, al exposición se centra en la discusión microeconómica concerniente a las propiedades de la demanda de trabajo del empresario maximizador de utilidades que enfrenta un proceso productivo con dos factores (K,L). Luego se discuten las implicaciones de los procesos de liberalización de las economías en la demanda de trabajo. La revisión de la literatura efectuada para el caso colombiano muestra como, en general, los estimativos de las elasticidades de la demanda por trabajadores frente al producto y el salario real difieren sustancialmente debido a la diversidad de especificaciones econométricas, la temporalidad de los datos y las fuentes de los mismos.

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  • Jairo Guillermo Isaza Castro & Carlos Arturo Meza Carvajalino, 2004. "La demanda de trabajo:Aspectos teóricos y evidencia empírica para Colombia," SERIE DE DOCUMENTOS EN ECONOMÍA Y VIOLENCIA 002965, CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIONES EN VIOLENCIA, INSTITUCIONES Y DESARROLLO ECONÓMICO (VIDE).
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    • J23 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Demand

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