Trade Liberalization and Labor Market in Developing Countries: Theory and Evidence
32 Pages Posted: 22 Oct 2001
Date Written: July 2001
The aim of this paper is to present a review of the theoretical and empirical literature about the effects of trade liberalization on the labor markets of developing countries. We discuss models which seek to explain the empirical finding that openness has increased the wage inequality in several developing countries.
Keywords: trade liberalization, technology, wages, employment, income distribution, developing countries
JEL Classification: J3, J6, F16, D33, O15
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