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Wage rigidity in Chile
New trends in wage policies
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 ...
Forecasting Wage Inequality
(Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2007-12)
Wage inequality in Chile has remained high for decades and it is currently at the center of the political agenda. Increasing education of workers is expected to contribute to reduce wage inequality. Based on historical ...
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, ...
The union effect on wages in Chile: a two-stage approach using panel data
(Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2011-02)
We estimate the wage premium in Chile for the period 2004-2009 follow-ing a two-stage procedure that corrects the endogeneity of the union decision process. We find that there is true state dependence in the union ...
FORECASTING WAGE INEQUALITY
(Universidad de Chile. Departamento de Economía, 2007)
Models of Wage Determination and the Industry Wage Structure in Uruguay
(ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2014)