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Intermediate products, specialization and the dynamics of wage inequality in the US

  • Tchipev, Anton Istituto di ricerche economiche (IRE), Facoltà di scienze economiche, Università della Svizzera italiana, Svizzera
    04.12.2006

23 p

English This paper attempts to reconcile the slowdown in wage inequality in the 1990s with the view that international trade was a major factor contributing to the sharp increases in inequality during the 1980s. I present a model that highlights the importance of intermediate products and attributes the trend reversal of inequality to the restructuring of the economy. The model is supported by... Show more…
Language
  • English
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Economics
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  • RERO DOC 6223
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