HIV, wages, and the skill premium

The HIV epidemic has dramatically decreased labor supply among prime-age adults in sub-Saharan Africa. Using within-country variation in regional HIV prevalence and a synthetic panel, I find that HIV significantly increases the capital-labor ratio in urban manufacturing firms. The impact of HIV on a...

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Volume: 6438
Main Author: Marinescu, Ioana E
Format: Book
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn IZA 2012
Data of publication: 2012
Series: Discussion paper series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: FIS Bildung Literaturdatenbank
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