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Innovazione tecnologica e offerta di skills:una simulazione

  • M. Scarlato

    (University od Naples "Federico II")

  • M. Cenci

    (University of Rome 3)

In this paper a dynamic stochastic model is used to simulate the matching process between skills demand and supply in a segmented labor market of a typical developing area where labor market frictions are pervasive. We address the issue of the emergence of a “bad” outcome i.e. equilibrium towards the low level of development, given adverse initial conditions. In a second step we discuss the sensitivity of the endogenous dynamics to parameters changes due to policy/institutional reforms that change the expectations of the economic agents.

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Length: 37 pages
Date of creation: 29 Jan 2004
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Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpco:0401003
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