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Notas sobre informalidade, produtividade do trabalho e grau de utilização e seus impactos sobre o crescimento econômico no Brasil nos anos 2000 [Some notes on informality, labour productivity and capacity utilization and its impacts over economic growth in Brazil in the 2000s]

Claudio Roberto Amitrano and Gabriel Coelho Squeff
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Gabriel Coelho Squeff: IPEA

Nova Economia, 2017, vol. 27, issue 3, 511-550

Abstract: This paper aims to discuss the implications of informality in Brazil by presenting new evidence on value added, occupations, and in labor productivity in the formal and informal sectors, disaggregated by economic activity. Moreover, we developed counterfactual exercises for these variables in order to assess the possible impacts of labor migration from non-formal sector to the formal sector as well as from changes in the rate of capacity utilization.

Keywords: labor productivity; informality; structural heterogeneity; economic growth (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J24 O17 L16 O47 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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