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Essays on Globalization and Occupational Wages


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Title: Essays on Globalization and Occupational Wages
Authors: Munshi, Farzana
Issue Date: 21-Feb-2008
University: University of Gothenburg. School of Business, Economics and Law
Institution: Department of Economics
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Economic studies
172
Keywords: Globalization
openness to trade
openness to capital
foreign direct investment
offshoring
service trade
occupational wage
wage gap
wage inequality
developed countries
developing countries
Bangladesh
time series analysis
panel data
dynamic model
JEL: F13; F14; F15; F16; F23; J31; O15; O24; C33
Abstract: This thesis evaluates empirically how globalization has affected occupational wages in both developing and developed countries. Three aspects of globalization – openness to trade, openness to capital and offshore-outsourcing – are examined in four self-contained essays. The first two essays evaluate the effects of increased trade liberalization on the wage gaps between skilled and unskilled workers in the Bangladesh manufacturing sector. The third and the fourth essays analyze the effects of glo... more
ISBN: 978-91-85169-31-3
ISSN: 1651-4297
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/9573
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