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dc.contributor.authorSatchi, Mathanen_US
dc.contributor.authorTemple, Jonathanen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-21T16:53:12Z-
dc.date.available2011-10-21T16:53:12Z-
dc.date.issued2008en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/50609-
dc.description.abstractIn middle-income countries, the informal sector often accounts for a substantial fraction of the urban labor force. We develop a general equilibrium model with matching frictions in the urban labor market, the possibility of self-employment in the informal sector, and scope for rural-urban migration. We investigate the effects of different types of growth on wages and the informal sector, and the extent to which labor market institutions can influence aggregate productivity. We quantify these effects by calibrating the model to data for Mexico.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aUniv. of Kent, School of Economics |cCanterburyen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aSchool of Economics discussion papers |x08,05en_US
dc.subject.jelJ40en_US
dc.subject.jelO10en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordinformal sectoren_US
dc.subject.keywordurban unemploymenten_US
dc.subject.keyworddual economiesen_US
dc.subject.keywordmatching frictionsen_US
dc.subject.stwStädtischer Arbeitsmarkten_US
dc.subject.stwInformeller Sektoren_US
dc.subject.stwBinnenwanderungen_US
dc.subject.stwSelbstständigeen_US
dc.subject.stwLohnniveauen_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsproduktivitäten_US
dc.subject.stwMexikoen_US
dc.titleLabour markets and productivity in developing countriesen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn576817406en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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