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O Subsídio de Desemprego e a Relação Negativa entre Salário e Risco de Falência: Uma Teoria em Equilíbrio Parcial


  • Pedro Cosme da Costa Vieira

    () (Faculdade de Economia, Universidade do Porto)


No mercado de trabalho, observa-se que os trabalhadores de empresas com elevado risco de falência têm salários mais baixos que a média. Aparentemente, esta observação é contrária ao previsto pela teoria financeira relativamente a agentes racionais e avessos ao risco que prevê que os activos com maior risco apenas são preferidos se a sua rentabilidade também for, em termos esperados, maior. No presente trabalho demonstro num quadro teórico neoclássico (em equilíbrio parcial) que pode ser racional para os trabalhadores que auferem salários mais baixos a preferência por empresas de maior risco de falência.

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  • Pedro Cosme da Costa Vieira, 2008. "O Subsídio de Desemprego e a Relação Negativa entre Salário e Risco de Falência: Uma Teoria em Equilíbrio Parcial," FEP Working Papers 294, Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Economia do Porto.
  • Handle: RePEc:por:fepwps:294

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    Teoria do consumidor; Risco de falência; Subsídio de desemprego; Optimização inter-temporal;

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    • D11 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Theory
    • D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty
    • D84 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Expectations; Speculations
    • D90 - Microeconomics - - Micro-Based Behavioral Economics - - - General
    • J20 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - General

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