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Salario Mínimo y Distribución salarial: Evidencia para Argentina 2003 – 2013

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  • Malena Arcidiácono

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En el presente trabajo se estudia el impacto distributivo del aumento del salario mínimo evidenciado en Argentina durante el período 2003 – 2013. Utilizando información de la Encuesta Permanente de Hogares Continua se estima, mediante el método propuesto por Lee (1999), el efecto casual del salario mínimo sobre la distribución salarial de los asalariados a tiempo completo. Los resultados sugieren un efecto igualador del aumento del salario mínimo real para el total de asalariados y para los asalariados formales, no así para los asalariados no registrados. Al descomponer la caída observada de la desigualdad salarial entre la variación aportada por el aumento del salario mínimo real y aquella relacionada con otros factores, el aumento del valor del salario mínimo explica una disminución de las brechas salariales, en promedio, de 0.5 puntos porcentuales por año, para los trabajadores formales, y de 0.3 puntos porcentuales para el total de asalariados.

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  • Malena Arcidiácono, 2015. "Salario Mínimo y Distribución salarial: Evidencia para Argentina 2003 – 2013," CEDLAS, Working Papers 0192, CEDLAS, Universidad Nacional de La Plata.
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    • D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
    • J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
    • J38 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Public Policy

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