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National minimum wage in South Africa: A Computable General Equilibrium Model Analysis

Jean L. Erero

No 650, Working Papers from Economic Research Southern Africa

Abstract: This paper analyses the economy-wide impact of the national minimum wage on the South African economy. The analysis was conducted using a static computable general equilibrium (CGE) model of South Africa, which captured the observed structure of South Africa’s economy. The parameters of the CGE equations were calibrated to observed data from a social accounting […]

Keywords: Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Modelling; Labour Market; Policy; South Africa (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C68 J08 J31 J38 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016-11-01
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