What Do We (Not) Know About Trade Liberalization and the Labor Market in Brazil?
IPEA Working Paper No. 843
28 Pages Posted: 23 May 2002
Date Written: November 2001
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.
JEL Classification: F16
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