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Medición y características del mercado laboral del Municipio de Rionegro, Antioquia
[Measurement and characteristics of labor market Rionegro, Antioquia]


  • Mesa Callejas, Ramon Javier
  • Lopez Gonzalez, Mauricio
  • Gonzalez Henao, Jenifer


The paper presents an approach to labor market structure in the municipality of Rionegro, Antioquia from the construction of indicators. The analysis was conducted from the supply side, taking information from the municipality's population that was part or not in the labor force and accounts for the measurement of variables such as unemployment, the overall rate of participation, the employment rate, the underemployment rate, among others. The knowledge and use of this information is translated into multiple benefits for local government and the community at large, including the accuracy of policies to provide better working conditions for the municipality and the criteria to better focus and efficiency of municipal spending. The book is divided into three chapters: the first. briefly discusses the major national labor market indicators, between 2001 and 2008. In the second section shows the results of research conducted for the municipality of Rionegro, Antioquia, detailing the methodology, the general characteristics of the population, and profiles of the employed and unemployed. Finally, draws some labor market characteristics muncipio, starting with their living conditions, according to the state of informal employment and ending with the phenomenon of migration

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  • Mesa Callejas, Ramon Javier & Lopez Gonzalez, Mauricio & Gonzalez Henao, Jenifer, 2009. "Medición y características del mercado laboral del Municipio de Rionegro, Antioquia
    [Measurement and characteristics of labor market Rionegro, Antioquia]
    ," MPRA Paper 34507, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:34507

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    1. Feres, Juan Carlos & Mancero, Xavier, 2000. "El método de las necesidades básicas insatisfechas (NBI) y sus aplicaciones en América Latina," Sede de la CEPAL en Santiago (Estudios e Investigaciones) 31527, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL).
    2. Daniel Mejía & carlos Esteban Posada, 2007. "Informalidad: teoría e implicaciones de política," Borradores de Economia 455, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
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    Mercado laboral - Rionegro (Antioquia); Rionegro (Antioquia) - Empleo; Indicadores de empleo; Tasa de desempleo - Rionegro (Antioquia); Sector informal - Rionegro (Antioquia); Migracion e inmigracion; Empleo y desempleo - Oriente antioqueno; Indicadores sociodemograficos;

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    • E24 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution; Aggregate Human Capital; Aggregate Labor Productivity
    • E60 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - General
    • R23 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - Regional Migration; Regional Labor Markets; Population


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