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

Posted: 16 Mar 2004

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Jorge Arbache

Development Bank of Latin America - CAF

Andrew P. Dickerson

University of Warwick - Institute for Employment Research (IER)

Francis Green

University of Kent - Department of Economics

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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, wage stability, 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. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=517143

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