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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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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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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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