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Skills, migration, and industrial structure in a dual economy

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  • Emmanuel S. de Dios

    (School of Economics, University of the Philippines Diliman)

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A comparative-static model describes the decline of manufacturing in the face of rising overseas employment through a mechanism other than the Dutch Disease. Instead it is competition for skilled labour and the relative ease in producing skills that affect the size of the manufacturing sector, including its employment of unskilled labour.

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  • Emmanuel S. de Dios, 2013. "Skills, migration, and industrial structure in a dual economy," UP School of Economics Discussion Papers 201302, University of the Philippines School of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:phs:dpaper:201302
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    1. Raul V. Fabella, 2011. "The peso appreciation and the sustainability of Philippine growth: need we worry?," Philippine Review of Economics, University of the Philippines School of Economics and Philippine Economic Society, vol. 48(1), pages 1-12, June.
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    1. Jeffrey G. Williamson & Emmanuel S. de Dios, 2014. "Has the Philippines forever lost its chance at industrialization?," Philippine Review of Economics, University of the Philippines School of Economics and Philippine Economic Society, vol. 51(2), pages 47-66, December.

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    Keywords

    deindustrialisation; manufacturing and services sector; migration; skills;

    JEL classification:

    • O14 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Industrialization; Manufacturing and Service Industries; Choice of Technology
    • O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration

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