On Openness and Wage Inequality : What We Have Learned So Far?
Kyushu Univ. Production
- Dunusinghe, Priyanga(Faculty of Economics, Kyushu University)
- Publication info:
- The Keizai Ronkyu. 138, pp. 77-92, 2010-11. Kyushu Daigaku Daigakuin Keizaigakukai
- The distributional consequences of trade reforms have attracted greater attention in recent decades due to the fact that most countries experienced an increase in inequality during the post-reforms period. This paper attempts to review some selected studies covering both theory and recent empirical research. There are some emerging evidence that trade reforms have improved wage distribution though the majority of studies concludes that the reforms have worsened wage inequality in many countries. … Read more
- Table of Contents:
1. Introduction 2. Trade-Wage Nexus: Theory 3. Trade-Wage Nexus: Empirics 4. Conclusion 1. Introduction 2. Trade-Wage Nexus: Theory 3. Trade-Wage Nexus: Empirics 4. Conclusion