Kaplan, David and Martinez, Gabriel and Robertson, Raymond (2005): What Happens to Wages After Displacement? Published in: Journal of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association , Vol. 5, No. 2 (2005): pp. 197-234.
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Faced with limited resources, policymakers need to know when and where to target support for displaced workers. The academic literature offers little support, presenting wide-ranging results with no consistent explanation for the observed differences in wages after workers are displaced. In this paper, we demonstrate that the heterogeneity found in the literature is consistent with varying market conditions. The results suggest that support for displaced workers can be more efficiently allocated by considering the timing and location of displacement.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico|
|Original Title:||What Happens to Wages After Displacement?|
|Keywords:||Displaced Workers; Mexico|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Demand and Supply of Labor > J21 - Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E2 - Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment > E24 - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution; Aggregate Human Capital
|Depositing User:||David Kaplan|
|Date Deposited:||05. May 2007|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 14:23|
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