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Brechas de ingresos laborales en el Perú urbano: una exploración de la economía informal

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  • José María Rentería

    ( Departamento de Economía de la PUC del Perú)

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La informalidad es un fenómeno ampliamente presente en la economía peruana, aunque con distintos matices. En el presente documento se explora la hipótesis de la segmentación laboral, descomponiendo las brechas de ingresos por trabajo usando una técnica no paramétrica propuesta por Ñopo (2004). Los resultados revelan que una parte considerable de las brechas de ingresos entre formales e informales de similar categoría de ocupación no se puede explicar por factores observables. Este hallazgo no permite refutar la hipótesis de la segmentación. Pese a ello, las brechas totales se han reducido durante la última década. El grupo de trabajadores independientes muestra tendencias opuestas a las del resto. JEL Classification-JEL: C14, O17 Keywords: Economía informal, segmentación laboral, emparejamiento, Peru

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  • José María Rentería, 2015. "Brechas de ingresos laborales en el Perú urbano: una exploración de la economía informal," Documentos de Trabajo / Working Papers 2015-408, Departamento de Economía - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
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    economía informal; segmentación laboral; emparejamiento; peru;
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    JEL classification:

    • C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
    • O17 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Formal and Informal Sectors; Shadow Economy; Institutional Arrangements

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