Wage Dispersion in the 1980's : Resurrecting the Role of Trade Through the Effects of Durable Employment Changes »
Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Elaine Buckberg , and Alun Thomas
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 September 1995
Keywords: wage, college, college graduate
This paper finds that changes in durable manufacturing employment and investment in computer equipment can explain rising wage dispersion in the United States, measured in terms of the education premium. Reduced em...