Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Jorge Alvarez
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 22 December 2017
Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Brazil, Agriculture, Human capital, Wage Gaps, Structural Transformation, Sorting, Productivity Gaps, Labor Force and Employment, Size
A key feature of developing economies is that wages in agriculture are significantly below those of other sectors. Using Brazilian household surveys and administrative panel data, I use information on workers who s...