Foreign Direct Investment, Non-traded Goods and Real Wages
Reza Oladi (),
John Gilbert () and
No 2008-04, Working Papers from Utah State University, Department of Economics
Using a three-sector general equilibrium model with non-traded goods, we investigate the impact of foreign direct investment on the real wages of skilled and unskilled workers. We show that foreign direct investment increases the real wages of skilled and unskilled workers, but widens the gap between the two under plausible conditions.
Keywords: Real wages; foreign direct investment; non-traded goods (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F10 F11 F21 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 7 pages
Date: 2008-12-23, Revised 2008-12-23
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Journal Article: FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT, NON‐TRADED GOODS AND REAL WAGES (2011)
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