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Integrated and Segmented Labor Markets: Thinking in Two Sectors

Hatton, T and Williamson, JG (1991) 'Integrated and Segmented Labor Markets: Thinking in Two Sectors.' Journal of Economic History, 51 (02). pp. 413-425. ISSN 0022-0507

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Abstract

The problem with recent historical debates over the segmentation and intergration of labor markets is that they typically fail to sort out disequlibrium demand shocks from equlibrating migrant-supply responses. This article does so, by exploring the determinants of wage gaps between farm and city for eight countries over the century following 1860.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > Economics, Department of
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2012 13:35
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2022 00:28
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/3351

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