The Effect of Unemployment on Labor Earnings Inequality: Argentina in the Nineties

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In this paper we develop a methodology that allows us to quantify the effect of changes in unemployment rates on labor income inequality. We estimate individual earnings functions for employed people conditional on a working status polychotomous model and we establish a formal procedure to assign wages to unemployed workers. We simulate the probability… (More)

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@inproceedings{Gonzlez2000TheEO, title={The Effect of Unemployment on Labor Earnings Inequality: Argentina in the Nineties}, author={Martin Gonz{\'a}lez and Alicia B Menendez and Catherine T. MacArthur}, year={2000} }