Assessing the Stability of the Inter-Industry Wage Structure in the Face of Radical Economic Reforms

13 Pages Posted: 24 Nov 2003

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Jorge Arbache

University of Brasilia - Department of Economics

Andrew P. Dickerson

University of Warwick - Institute for Employment Research (IER)

Francis Green

University of Kent - Department of Economics

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Date Written: September 2003

Abstract

We assess the stability of the wage structure in an economy experiencing substantial economic changes. We find that the structure of inter-industry wage differentials remained remarkably stable in Brazil in the face of major shocks.

Keywords: wage structure, inter-industry wage differentials, Brazil

JEL Classification: J31

Suggested Citation

Arbache, Jorge and Dickerson, Andrew P. and Green, Francis, Assessing the Stability of the Inter-Industry Wage Structure in the Face of Radical Economic Reforms (September 2003). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=464320 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.464320

Jorge Arbache (Contact Author)

University of Brasilia - Department of Economics ( email )

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Andrew P. Dickerson

University of Warwick - Institute for Employment Research (IER) ( email )

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United Kingdom

Francis Green

University of Kent - Department of Economics ( email )

Keynes College
Kent, CT2 7NP
United Kingdom

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