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Minimum Wage and Welfare in Brazil: A Survey

IPEA Discussion Paper No. 880

29 Pages Posted: 18 Oct 2002  

Carlos Henrique Leite Corseuil

Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA)

Luciana Mendes Santos Servo

Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA)

Date Written: May 2002

Abstract

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.

Notes: The downloadable paper is written in Portuguese.

Keywords: Minimum wage, income distribution, employment

JEL Classification: J38, D31

Suggested Citation

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: https://ssrn.com/abstract=327080 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.327080

Carlos Henrique Leite Corseuil (Contact Author)

Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA) ( email )

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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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