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Wage Gaps and Development

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Source: Wage Gaps and Development : Lessons from U.S. History

Volume/Issue: 2007/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alex Mourmouras , and Peter Rangazas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

ISBN: 9781451866698

Keywords: economic development, schooling, fertility, rural-urban wage gaps, structural transformation, calibrated dynamic general equilibrium models, farm, wage, farming, worker

During the course of development, wages and labor productivity are much higher in the nonfarm sectors of the economy than in agriculture. In this paper, we examine the sources and consequences of wage and productiv...

Fiscal Policy and Economic Development

Fiscal Policy and Economic Development »

Source: Fiscal Policy and Economic Development

Volume/Issue: 2008/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alex Mourmouras , and Peter Rangazas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451870138

Keywords: structural transformation, size of government, infrastructures, calibrated dynamic general equilibrium models, tax rates, growth rates, economic growth, tax base,

This paper offers possible explanations for three generally observed facts about fiscal policy and development: (F1) The relative size of government increases as an economy develops, (F2) The rise in government and...

Wage Gaps and Development
			: Lessons from U.S. History

Wage Gaps and Development : Lessons from U.S. History »

Volume/Issue: 2007/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alex Mourmouras , and Peter Rangazas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866698.001

ISBN: 9781451866698

Keywords: economic development, schooling, fertility, rural-urban wage gaps, structural transformation, calibrated dynamic general equilibrium models, farm, wage, farming, worker

During the course of development, wages and labor productivity are much higher in the nonfarm sectors of the economy than in agriculture. In this paper, we examine the sources and consequences of wage and productiv...

Fiscal Policy and Economic Development

Fiscal Policy and Economic Development »

Volume/Issue: 2008/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alex Mourmouras , and Peter Rangazas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870138.001

ISBN: 9781451870138

Keywords: structural transformation, size of government, infrastructures, calibrated dynamic general equilibrium models, tax rates, growth rates, economic growth, tax base,

This paper offers possible explanations for three generally observed facts about fiscal policy and development: (F1) The relative size of government increases as an economy develops, (F2) The rise in government and...