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A note on the large-firm matching model: can a nonbinding minimum wage reduce wages and employment?
(Cambridge University Press, 2017)
We show that, in the large-firm search model, employment may decrease even when the level of the introduced minimum wage lies below the equilibrium wage of the laissez-faire economy. Wages also decrease in the presence of ...
Moderate" Minimum wages are likely to benefit workers after all: a general equilibrium view
(Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1994-11)
It is shown that long-held views on the links between minimum wages and human capital arising from on-the-job training are not in general valid in a general equilibrium context. Of the three propositions obtained from ...
Wage rigidity in Chile
Do changes in the minimun wage effect younger and older workers differently? evidence for Paraguay using semi-parametric methods
(Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2005-06)
Semiparametric methods have been used to assess the impact of policies such as changes in the minimum wage on the distribution of wage earnings. While the methods are in the spirit of the Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition, ...
Distribution effects of the minimum wages in four Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay
This article provides a comparative analysis of the distribution effects of the increase in the real value of the minimum wage in Latin America during the 2000s in four Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile ...
The Labor Impact of Minimum Wages: A Method for Estimating the Effect in Emerging Economies using Chilean Panel Data
(Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2011-01)
We develop and use a statistical matching technique to construct a panel data set from the Chilean National Employment Survey; and then use this panel to test the short term impacts of minimum wage increases during the ...
The effects of the minimum wage on employment and wages
(Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2018)
The effect of the minimum wage on labor market outcomes is controversial. There are several studies for developed countries with mixed results, but there is a lack of evidence for developing countries. We have access to ...