Title

Intraindustry Trade, High-Wage Jobs and the Wage Gap

Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

1999

Abstract

Drawing on the empirical fact that the high-wage primary sector is characterized by monopolistic competition, the paper shows, using a dual labor market model, that intraindustry trade results in an expansion of high-wage-premium jobs along with a decline in the wage gap.

Discipline

Economics

Research Areas

Applied Microeconomics

Publication

Economics Letters

Volume

65

Issue

2

First Page

213

Last Page

220

ISSN

0165-1765

Identifier

10.1016/s0165-1765(99)00140-8

Publisher

Elsevier

Additional URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0165-1765(99)00140-8

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