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Inversión en capital fijo y la demanda relativa de mano de obra calificada: elementos de juicio internacionales

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  • Karnit Flug
  • Zvi Hercowitz

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(Disponible en idioma inglés únicamente) En este trabajo se calculan los efectos de las inversiones en capital fijo sobre los salarios relativos y el empleo de mano de obra calificada, y se analiza su dinámica. La hipótesis básica es que dichos efectos son positivos, debido bien sea a la manera en que el capital fijo y la calificación laboral se complementan, o a la ventaja de la calificación en la adopción de nuevas tecnologías. Se emplea un conjunto de datos de panel con una amplia gama de países, se hace una regresión del salario y el empleo relativos de los trabajadores calificados sobre inversiones desfasadas en equipos y otras variables pertinentes. Los resultados indican un efecto intenso y positivo de la inversión en equipos sobre la demanda relativa de mano de obra calificada.

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  • Karnit Flug & Zvi Hercowitz, 1996. "Inversión en capital fijo y la demanda relativa de mano de obra calificada: elementos de juicio internacionales," Research Department Publications 4043, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
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