Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): International Monetary Fund
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 December 2010
Keywords: Non-tradable goods, terms of trade shocks, distributive conflict, terms of trade, tradable goods, skilled workers, unskilled workers, Neoclassical Models of Trade, Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation: Other,
Using Chilean data, we document that for resource-rich small open economies the effects of terms of trade shocks on the wage gap (between skilled and unskilled workers) depend on factor intensities in the non-trada...