Trade liberalization, employment and inequality in India and South Africa

. This article uses social accounting matrices in a Leontief multiplier model to estimate the effects of trade expansion on employment and incomes in India and South Africa. The evaluation focuses on a period of rapid trade liberalization beginning in the early 1990s, distinguishing between trade wi...

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Volume: 150
Main Author: KUCERA, David
RONCOLATO, Leanne
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.06.2011
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published in: International labour review Vol. 150; no. 1-2; pp. 1 - 41
Data of publication: 2011-06
ISSN: 0020-7780
1564-913X
EISSN: 1564-913X
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: The authors would like to express their gratitude to Federico Blanco for his expert guidance with STATA, to Steven Kapsos for providing a cleaned version of the Indian labour force survey, to Susan Hayter, Malte Luebker and an anonymous reviewer for very helpful comments, and to the participants in an ILO workshop on labour markets and inequality for their comments on a presentation of an early version of this paper.
Responsibility for opinions expressed in signed articles rests solely with their authors, and publication does not constitute an endorsement by the ILO.
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