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Commodity Price Shocks and Civil Conflict: Evidence from Colombia

Oeindrila Dube and Juan F. Vargas.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics. 20754 words.

How do income shocks affect armed conflict? Theory suggests two opposite effects. If labour is used to appropriate resources violently, higher wages may lower conflict by reducing labour...

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Do Exporters Pay Higher Wages? Plant-level Evidence from an Export Refund Policy in Chile

Ivan T. Kandilov.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 9701 words.

The impact of increased export activity on plant wages is estimated in a developing country context. To avoid potential endogenous selection problems, the empirical analysis benefits from...

Globalization and the Gender Wage Gap

Remco H. Oostendorp.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Demographic Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Particular Labour Markets; Economic Development. 8252 words.

There are several theoretical reasons why globalization will have a narrowing as well as a widening effect on the gender wage gap, but little is known about the actual impact, except for...

Gravity, market potential and economic development

Keith Head and Thierry Mayer.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 5640 words.

This article provides evidence on the long-term impact of market potential on economic development. It derives from the New Economic Geography literature a structural estimation where the...

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Landing the First Job: The Value of Intermediaries in Online Hiring

Christopher T. Stanton and Catherine Thomas.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Microeconomics; Technological Change; Research and Development. 26063 words.

Online markets for remote labour services allow workers and firms to contract with each other directly. Despite this, intermediaries—called outsourcing agencies—have emerged in these...