Marjit, Sugata and Kar, Saibal (2009): Emigration, Wage Inequality and Vanishing Sectors.
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Emigration leads to finite changes in structure of production and sectors vanish because they cannot pay higher wages. Does emigration of one type of labor hurt the other non-emigrating type in this set up? We demonstrate various scenarios when real income of the emigrating and the non-emigrating type do not move together and in the process generalize some of the existing results in the literature. In particular emigration can lead to a drastic change in the degree of inequality depending on which sectors survive in the post-emigration scenario.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Emigration, Wage Inequality and Vanishing Sectors|
|English Title:||Emigration, Wage Inequality and Vanishing Sectors|
|Keywords:||Skill; emigration; wages; inequality; reallocation.|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D5 - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium > D50 - General
F - International Economics > F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J6 - Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies > J61 - Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers
|Depositing User:||sugata marjit|
|Date Deposited:||16. Dec 2009 05:47|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 08:47|
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