Labor Markets in Latin America: A Supply-Side Story

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Suzanne Duryea

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Miguel Székely

Center for Education and Social Studies

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Date Written: March 1998

Abstract

This paper shows that the factors affecting labor supply have been key determinants of the changes in employment, unemployment, and income differentials in Latin America in the 1990s. The two main forces driving labor supply in the region have been demographics and education.

Suggested Citation

Duryea, Suzanne and Székely, Miguel, Labor Markets in Latin America: A Supply-Side Story (March 1998). IDB Working Paper No. 310. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1816002 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1816002

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