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Trade reforms and wage inequality in Colombia

Orazio P. Attanasio

Trade reforms and wage inequality in Colombia

by Orazio P. Attanasio

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wages -- Colombia

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOrazio Attanasio, Pinelopi K. Goldberg, Nina Pavcnik.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 9830., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 9830.
    ContributionsGoldberg, Pinelopi Koujianou., Pavcnik, Nina, 1971-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39, [12] p. :
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17615231M
    OCLC/WorldCa52793248

    This paper exploits drastic trade liberalizations in Colombia in the s and s to investigate the impact of trade reforms in short- and medium-run models of trade, and in trade models with our results on the effects of trade reform on wage premiums have important implications for. within-industry wage inequality. I. INTRODUCTION Beginning with a series of liberalizing reforms in and , the Mexican economy experienced more than a decade of both rapidly expanding trade and rising wage inequality. In cur-rent U.S. dollar terms, nonpetroleum exports and total importsFile Size: KB.

      “Trade Reforms and Wage Inequality in Colombia,” Journal of Development Economics 74(2): – CrossRef Google Scholar Azam, J.-P., and S. Rospabe. Author: Shirley Johnson-Lans, Patricia Jones. Despite economic growth, the unequal distribution of income in the world and in Colombia has increased in the last 40 years. According to recent research which analyzed the Gini index, rose from to The Gini index measures inequality between 0 and 1, the larger the number the greater the inequality.

    The difference between these results and those obtained for other countries (such as Colombia and Mexico) provides fruitful ground for studying the conditions under which trade reforms do not have an adverse effect on industry wage by: Trade Protection and Wages: Evidence from the Colombian Trade Reforms Pinelopi K. Goldberg, Nina Pavcnik. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in November NBER Program(s):International Trade and Investment Starting in , Colombia experienced gradual trade liberalization that culminated in the drastic tariff reductions of Cited by:


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Trade reforms and wage inequality in Colombia by Orazio P. Attanasio Download PDF EPUB FB2

Because the informal sector does not provide benefits and it is believed to provide lower job quality, a trade reform induced rise in informality may then contribute to the rise in inequality, where inequality is broadly defined as the gap between those who have well paid jobs with benefits and high job quality, and those who face lower wages, no benefits, and worse workplace by: 7.

Orazio Attanasio, Pinelopi K. Goldberg and Nina Pavcnik (), ‘Trade Reforms and Wage Inequality in Colombia’ 8. Guido G.

Porto (), ‘Using Survey Data to Assess the Distributional Effects of Trade Policy’ 9. We investigate the effects of the drastic tariff reductions of the s and s in Colombia on the wage distribution.

We identify three main channels through which the wage distribution was affected: increasing returns to college education, changes in industry wages that hurt sectors with initially lower wages and a higher fraction of unskilled workers, and shifts of the labor force towards the informal sector that typically pays lower wages Cited by:   Abstract.

We investigate the effects of the drastic tariff reductions of the s and s in Colombia on the wage distribution. We identify three main channels through which the wage distribution was affected: increasing returns to college education, changes in industry wages that hurt sectors with initially lower wages and a higher fraction of unskilled workers, and shifts of the labour Cited by: Trade Reforms and Wage Inequality in Colombia Article in Journal of Development Economics 74(2) August with 71 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Trade Reforms And Wage Inequality In Colombia. Orazio Attanasio, Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg and Nina Pavncik. IFS Working Paper EWP03/06 03 Jun Share. We investigate the effects of the drastic tariff reductions of the s and s in Colombia on the wage distribution.

Cited by: Trade reforms and wage inequality in Colombia*1 Article in Journal of Development Economics 74(2) August with 14 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Orazio Attanasio. Trade Reforms and Wage Inequality in Colombia We investigate the effects of the drastic tariff reductions of the s and s in Colombia on the wage distribution.

However, while evidence suggests that the minimum wages are binding in Colombia (see Bell ()), changesin minimum wages are of secondary importance during our sample period in Colombia.

The most significant increases in the minimum wage took place in the late ’s and early ’s (see Bell (), Table 2). protection before the reform were typically characterized by the smallest wage premiums.

Our finding of a trade reform induced reduction in wage premiums, therefore, explains, at least in part, the observed increase in inequality. Finally, we find some evidence that the trade reforms contributed to an increase in the size of the informal sector.

Trade reforms and wage inequality in Colombia. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Orazio P Attanasio; Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg; Nina Pavcnik; National Bureau of Economic Research.

Trade Reforms and Wage Inequality in Colombia. CEPR Discussion Paper No. Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Oct Downloads Date Written: July Abstract. We investigate the effects of the drastic tariff reductions of the s and s in Colombia on the wage distribution. We identify three main channels through which the wage Cited by: Trade Reforms and Wage Inequality in Colombia* Prepared for the IMF Conference on Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Reduction Washington, DC, MarchOrazio Attanasio Pinelopi K.

Goldberg Nina Pavcnik Department of Economics Department of Economics Department of. CiteSeerX — Trade reforms and wage inequality in Colombia CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): We investigate the effects of the drastic tariff reductions of the s and s in Colombia on the wage distribution.

on the effects of trade reform on wage inequality in Latin American countries (Cragg and Epelbaum (), Johnston (), Revenga (), Harrison and Hanson (), Robertson (), Feliciano (), Pavcnik (b), and several papers on Chile and Colombia by.

Downloadable (with restrictions). Author(s): Attanasio, Orazio & Goldberg, Pinelopi K. & Pavcnik, Nina. Abstract: We investigate the effects of the drastic tariff reductions of the s and s in Colombia on the wage distribution.

We identify three main channels through which the wage distribution was affected: increasing returns to college education, changes in industry wages that.

Trade Reforms and Wage Inequiality in Colombia Orazio Attanasio, Pinelopi Goldberg, Nina Pavcnik. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in July NBER Program(s):International Trade and Investment, Labor Studies We investigate the effects of the drastic tariff reductions of the s and s in Colombia on the wage distribution.

Trade Reforms and Wage Inequality in Colombia. Orazio Attanasio (), Pinelopi Goldberg and Nina Pavcnik. NoCEPR Discussion Papers from C.E.P.R.

Discussion Papers Abstract: We investigate the effects of the drastic tariff reductions of the s and s in Colombia on the wage distribution. We identify three main channels through which the wage distribution was affected: increasing Cited by:   7.

Orazio Attanasio, Pinelopi K. Goldberg and Nina Pavcnik (), 'Trade Reforms and Wage Inequality in Colombia' 8. Guido G. Porto (), 'Using Survey Data to Assess the Distributional Effects of Trade Policy' 9.

Trade reforms and wage inequality in Colombia. Orazio Attanasio (), Pinelopi Goldberg and Nina Pavcnik. Journal of Development Economics,vol. 74, issue 2, Date: References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc Citations: View citations in EconPapers () Track citations by RSS feed Downloads: (external link)Cited by:.

Get this from a library! Trade Reforms and Wage Inequiality in Colombia. [Nina Pavcnik; Orazio Attanasio; Pinelopi Goldberg; National Bureau of Economic Research.;] -- We investigate the effects of the drastic tariff reductions of the s and s in Colombia on the wage distribution.

We identify three main channels through which the wage distribution was. 7. Orazio Attanasio, Pinelopi K. Goldberg and Nina Pavcnik (), ‘Trade Reforms and Wage Inequality in Colombia’ 8. Guido G.

Porto (), ‘Using Survey Data to Assess the Distributional Effects of Trade Policy’ : Abstract. We investigate the effects of the drastic tariff reductions of the s and s in Colombia on the wage distribution.

We identify three main channels through which the wage distribution was affected: increasing returns to college education, changes in industry wages that hurt sectors with initially lower wages and a higher fraction of unskilled workers, and shifts of the labor.