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Can International Factor Mobility lessen Wage Inequality in a Dual Economy?

Hamid Beladi, Sarbajit Chaudhuri () and Shigemi Yabuuchi

MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: We introduce international labor mobility in a three-sector general equilibrium model with rural-urban migration. We demonstrate that under some reasonable conditions an inflow of foreign skilled labor (capital) can reduce skilled-unskilled wage inequality.

Keywords: Skilled-unskilled wage inequality; rural-urban migration; Unemployment; International factor movements (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F21 F22 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-dev, nep-lab and nep-mig
Date: 2007-01-03
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