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Cities, Workers, and Wages: A Structural Analysis of the Urban Wage Premium

E. D. Gould.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Household Analysis. 12713 words.

Workers earn higher wages in cities vs. rural areas. This gap could arise because cities make workers more productive, or it could be the result of a non-random selection of workers into...

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Fringe Benefits Provision by Rural Small Businesses

Jayachandran N. Variyam and David S. Kraybill.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 1998; p ublished online May 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Household Analysis. 0 words.

We examine the relationship between employer size and the provision of fringe benefits in a large sample of rural businesses. A clear employer size-benefits relationship exists only in the...

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Household Migration Decisions as Survival Strategy: The Case of Burkina Faso

Adama Konseiga.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2007; p ublished online August 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Household Analysis. 10022 words.

This article examines the motivations behind the important migration from Burkina Faso to Cote d'Ivoire, the economic pole in the West African Economic and Monetary Union. This article uses...

International trade and wage inequality in Canada

Sébastien Breau and David L. Rigby.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2010; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Welfare Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Household Analysis. 13996 words.

We investigate the impact of international trade on wages and on wage inequality across industries and regions in Canada. An employer–employee dataset is developed combining individual...

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National Wage Trends and Migration in a Chinese Village Economy: A Micro Level Modeling Approach Based on a Composite Utility Function

Ulrich Kleinwechter and Harald Grethe.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2015; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economic Development; Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Agricultural Economics; Household Analysis; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 14355 words.

China’s economy is experiencing a regime shift away from a fully elastic supply of labor from a large pool of rural surplus labor and toward a situation of increasing labor scarcity and...

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Panel Estimates of the Canadian Rural/Urban Women's Wage Gap

Esperanza Vera-Toscano, Euan Phimister and Alfons Weersink.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2004; p ublished online November 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Household Analysis. 7330 words.

This article analyzes the female rural-urban wage gap in Canada using longitudinal data from the Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics 1993–96. We estimate a two-step wage equation...

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Urban interactions: soft skills versus specialization

Marigee Bacolod, Bernardo S. Blum and William C. Strange.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Household Analysis. 16512 words.

This article considers the role of soft skills in cities and industry clusters. It begins by specifying a model of agglomeration economies where soft skills allow agents to interact more...

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Wage distribution and the spatial sorting of workers

Alessia Matano and Paolo Naticchioni.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2012; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 12231 words.

This article investigates the role that sorting plays in the relation between spatial externalities and wage distribution. Using Italian employer–employee panel data and quantile...

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