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Labor Markets in Latin America: A Supply-Side Story

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  • Suzanne Duryea
  • Miguel Székely

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This paper shows that the factors affecting labor supply have been key determinants of the changes in employment, unemployment, and income differentials in Latin America in the 1990s. The two main forces driving labor supply in the region have been demographics and education.

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  • Suzanne Duryea & Miguel Székely, 1998. "Labor Markets in Latin America: A Supply-Side Story," Research Department Publications 4120, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  • Handle: RePEc:idb:wpaper:4120
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