Found 4 article(s) for author 'Jobs'

The Good Jobs Challenge

The Good Jobs Challenge. Dani Rodrik, February 7, 2019, Opinion, “Every economy in the world today is divided between an advanced segment, typically globally integrated, employing a minority of the labor force, and a low-productivity segment that absorbs the bulk of the workforce, often at low wages and under poor conditions. How should policymakers address this dualism?Link

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Introduction: US High-Skilled Immigration in the Global Economy

Introduction: US High-Skilled Immigration in the Global Economy. William Kerr, July 2015, Paper. “Immigrants account for approximately a quarter of all US Science and Engineering (S&E) workers with bachelors educations, and yet there have been at most a few dozen detailed academic studies that examine the link of immigration and innovation in the United States. High-skilled immigrants represent an increasing share of the US workforce, particularly in science and engineering S&E fields. Foreign-born individuals account for nearly 28% of doctorate-level workers in the United States and more than 45% of those with PhDs employed in S&E fields…” Link

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Group Learning, Wage Dispersion, and Nonstationary Offers

Group Learning, Wage Dispersion, and Nonstationary. Julio J. Rotemberg, October 15, 2014, Paper. “It is shown that differences in beliefs can be an important source of inequality even if everyone is equally productive and people are reasonably sophisticated in the way that they learn about their economic environment. As is standard in the search literature, people believe that the wage offers they obtain while searching for a job are drawn from a stationary distribution. They then base their job acceptance decision on the average wage and the average unemployment duration…”  Link Verified October 29, 2014

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Emerging Market Business Cycles: The Cycle is the Trend

Emerging Market Business Cycles: The Cycle is the Trend. Mark Aguiar and Gita Gopinath, 2007, Paper. “Emerging market business cycles exhibit strongly countercyclical current accounts, consumption volatility that exceeds income volatility, and “sudden stops” in capital inflows. These features contrast with developed small open economies. Nevertheless, we show that a standard model characterizes both types of markets. Motivated by the frequent policy regime switches observed in emerging markets, our premise is that these economies are subject to substantial volatility in trend growth. Our methodology exploits…” Link

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