Chaudhuri, Sarbajit and Banerjee, Dibyendu (2009): Foreign Capital Inflow, Skilled-Unskilled Wage Inequality and Unemployment of Unskilled Labour in a Fair Wage Model.
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This paper has developed a three-sector general equilibrium framework that explains unemployment of both skilled and unskilled labour. Unemployment of unskilled labour is of the Harris-Todaro (1970) type while unemployment of skilled labour is caused due to the validity of the FWH in the high-skill sector. There are two types of capital one of which is specific to the primary export sector while the other moves freely among the different sectors. Inflows of foreign capital of either type unambiguously improve the economic conditions of the unskilled working class. However, the effects on the skilled-unskilled wage inequality and the extent of unemployment of both types of labour crucially hinge on the properties implied by the efficiency function of the skilled workers.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Foreign Capital Inflow, Skilled-Unskilled Wage Inequality and Unemployment of Unskilled Labour in a Fair Wage Model|
|English Title:||Foreign Capital Inflow, Skilled-Unskilled Wage Inequality and Unemployment of Unskilled Labour in a Fair Wage Model|
|Keywords:||Fair wage hypothesis; skilled labour; unskilled labour; wage inequality; foreign capital; unemployment|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F13 - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J4 - Particular Labor Markets > J41 - Labor Contracts
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O15 - Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
|Depositing User:||Sarbajit Chaudhuri|
|Date Deposited:||22. Oct 2009 09:53|
|Last Modified:||18. Feb 2013 21:09|
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