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Differential impact of the minimum wage on exposed and sheltered sectors

Thomas Cool
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Abstract: Some sectors of the economy are exposed to and some are sheltered from foreign competition. These sectors are likely to have a different composition of their labour force, notably regarding to the dependency on the minimum wage. If a national incomes policy does not respect these differences, a country can have both unemployment and a surplus on the tradae account.

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Date: 1996-08-05
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