Relative Demand and Supply of Skills and Wage Rigidity in the United States, Britain, and Western Germany

I extend a two-skill group model by Katz and Murphy (1992) to estimate relative demand and supply for skills as well as wage rigidity in Germany. Using three data sets for Germany, two for Britain and one for the United States, I simulate the change in relative wage rigidity (wage compression) in al...

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Volume: 228
Main Author: Patrick A. Puhani
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: BERLIN LUCIUS & LUCIUS 01.12.2008
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published in: Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik Vol. 228; no. 5/6; pp. 573 - 585
Data of publication: 20081201
ISSN: 0021-4027
EISSN: 2366-049X
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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