Labour Economics

Labour economics seeks to understand the functioning and dynamics of the markets for wage labour. Labour is a commodity that is supplied by labourers in exchange for a wage paid by demanding firms. Because these labourers exist as parts of a social, institutional, or political system, labour economics is often regarded as a sociology or political science.Labour markets or job markets function through the interaction of workers and employers. Labour economics looks at the suppliers of labour services (workers) and the demanders of labour services (employers), and attempts to understand the resulting pattern of wages, employment, and income. These patterns …

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ERIA: Economic Research Institute for ASEAN & East Asia · 13 June 2024 English

The change in the log of Vietnamese exports to the US from 2017 to 2020 is used to measure the impact of the trade war, and the change in the …

trade, industrial policy, political economy, labour economics, and development economics. E R I A P U B


World Bank Group · 12 June 2024 English

The Global Compact on Refugees recognizes the importance of responsibility sharing for hosting, protecting, and assisting refugees, while emphasizing the potential of economic participation to reduce the cost of humanitarian …

Migration: A Survey of Recent Findings," Labour Economics vol. 59, 1-16. Betts, Alexander, Imane Chaara


ADB: Asian Development Bank · 7 June 2024 English

Mobile phone use has been instrumental in improving development outcomes globally.

Pattern of Women Workers. Indian Journal of Labour Economics 53(3). Salehan, M., and A. Negahban. 2013 Occupations, 1983–2000. Indian Journal of Labour Economics 49(2): 273–292. Thorat, S. 2008. Social Exclusion


IMF: International Monetary Fund · 7 June 2024 English

We document historical patterns of workers' transitions across occupations and over the life-cycle for different levels of exposure and complementarity to Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Brazil and the UK. In …

demand for ai skills in the labor market. Labour economics 71, 102002. Bluedorn, J., F. Caselli, M. I disappearing routine jobs: A flows approach. Labour Economics 65. Dabla-Norris, E., C. Pizzinelli, and J


NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research · 6 June 2024 English

We present new evidence on the long-run trend of occupational task content by race in the United States, 1900-2021. Black workers began the transition to better paid, cognitive-intensive modern jobs …

employment gap: The role of sectoral shifts. Labour Economics 84, 102413. Borghans, L., B. Ter Weel, and transformation? evidence from the united states. Labour Economics 68, 101944. Golan, L., C. Sanders, and J. evidence of task orientation and wage effects. Labour Economics 48, 198–214. 37 Ruggles, S., C. A. Fitch,


IADB: Inter-American Development Bank · 5 June 2024 English

This paper reports socio-economic and health outcomes for intersex people in Mexico using data collected between 2021 and 2022. This is the first study relying on a large nationally representative …

Socioeconomic Status: Evidence from Chile. Labour Economics, 87, 102487. Nettuno, L., Mann, S., & Gonzales


World Bank Group · 4 June 2024 English

Policy interventions that foster aspirations, such as those using role models, are increasingly being implemented so that students, women, microentrepreneurs, farmers, and poor individuals can achieve untapped opportunities. Several of …

Made Women Better Off but Left Men Behind.” Labour Economics 101824. Adhvaryu, A., N. Kala, and A. Nyshadham Asymmetric Gender Effects of High Flyers.” Labour Economics 79: 102287. Contreras Suarez, D., and L


World Bank Group · 4 June 2024 English

Policy interventions that foster aspirations, such as those using role models, are increasingly being implemented so that students, women, microentrepreneurs, farmers, and poor individuals can achieve untapped opportunities. Several of …

Made Women Better Off but Left Men Behind.” Labour Economics 101824. Adhvaryu, A., N. Kala, and A. Nyshadham Asymmetric Gender Effects of High Flyers.” Labour Economics 79: 102287. Contreras Suarez, D., and L


ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research · 31 May 2024 English

Extracting the data on the informal sector Since the VHLSS does not survey the informal sector, we extracted the microdata relating to informal workers following the informality definition from the …

market: a panel data analysis for Mexico, Labour Economics 9(4), 513–529. Granda, C., & Hamann, F. (2015)


World Bank Group · 31 May 2024 English

In Croatia, the subject of gender equality has gradually moved from the fringes to the forefront of public discourse, reflecting both global trends and local imperatives. As of 2023, Croatia …

experiment in the French financial sector. Labour Economics, 14, pp. 371-391. Robić, S., & Ančić, B. (2016)


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