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Minimum Wage and Welfare in Brazil: A Survey


Carlos Henrique Leite Corseuil


Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA)

Luciana Mendes Santos Servo


Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA)

May 2002

IPEA Discussion Paper No. 880

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This paper aims to shed some lights on the empirical literature about the effects of minimum wage on brazilian labor market and income distribution. In addition to point to stylized facts we also tried to motivate new research lines in this area. We overview the contents of each contribution describing which questions are answered and which are still with no satisfactory answer.

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Number of Pages in PDF File: 29

Keywords: Minimum wage, income distribution, employment

JEL Classification: J38, D31

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Date posted: October 18, 2002  

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Leite Corseuil, Carlos Henrique and Mendes Santos Servo, Luciana, Minimum Wage and Welfare in Brazil: A Survey (May 2002). IPEA Discussion Paper No. 880. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=327080 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.327080

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Carlos Henrique Leite Corseuil (Contact Author)
Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA) ( email )
Av. Presidente Antonio Carlos 51
14 andar, Castelo
RJ 20020-010 Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
+55 21 3804-8000 (Phone)
+55 21 2240-1920 (Fax)
Luciana Mendes Santos Servo
Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA) ( email )
Av. Pres. Antonio Carlos , 51 - 17 andar
Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 20020-010
Brazil
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