What Do We (Not) Know About Trade Liberalization and the Labor Market in Brazil?
Sergei S. Soares
Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA) - Directory of Social Policy and Studies
Luciana Mendes Santos Servo
Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA)
BNDES - Brazilian Development Bank; University of Brasilia - Department of Economics
IPEA Working Paper No. 843
This paper reviews the debate about the impacts of commercial liberalization on labor markets in Brazil. It briefly presents the main theoretical issues involved in the debate, identifies the main facts observed in the 1990/99 period, raises what we consider to be the main questions and the answers given by the literature and finally suggests future directions of research.
Note: The downloadable paper is written in Portugese.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 28
JEL Classification: F16working papers series
Date posted: May 23, 2002
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