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  • Durevall, Dick, 1954-, et al. (författare)
  • Trade Liberalization and Wage Inequality: Empirical Evidence from Bangladesh
  • 2014
  • Ingår i: Journal of Bangladesh Studies. - 1529-0905. ; 16:1-2, s. 13-24
  • Tidskriftsartikel (refereegranskat)abstract
    • The prediction of standard economic theory that trade liberalization reduces income inequality in developing countries has been challenged by several studies during recent decades. This paper explores this issue by analyzing the relationship between trade liberalization and skilled-unskilled wage inequality in the Bangladesh cotton textile industry. First cointegration analysis is used to test for long-run relationships between real wages and trade liberalization over the period 1971-2010, and then a two-equation error correction model is estimated for wages of skilled and unskilled workers. Trade liberalization, proxied by the evolution of Bangladesh’s international trade, is associated with increased real wages for both skilled and unskilled workers. The relative skilled-unskilled workers’ wage fluctuates over the study period, but it has no trend and is not related to increased openness. Trade liberalization thus seems to have increased labor productivity in the cotton textile industry without any noticeable effects on wage inequality.
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  • Durevall, Dick, 1954-, et al. (författare)
  • Trade Liberalization and Wage Inequality: Empirical Evidence from Bangladesh
  • 2006
  • Rapport (övrigt vetenskapligt)abstract
    • This paper explores the relationship between trade liberalization and skilled-unskilled wage inequality in the Bangladesh cotton textile industry. A dynamic two-equation model is estimated for wages of skilled and unskilled workers over the period 1973-2002, using four different openness measures. In no case does opening up affect unskilled wages differently than skilled wages, implying that openness per se has not contributed to changes in wage inequality. Our findings also suggest that openness increased real wages for both skilled and unskilled workers.
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  • Durevall, Dick, 1954- (författare)
  • Trade Liberation the Zimbabwean Way
  • 1993
  • Ingår i: Blomström, M. and M. Lundahl (eds.), Economic Crises in Africa: Perspectives on Policy Responses. - Routledge.
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  • Uncovering the Effect of the HIV Epidemic on Fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Malawi
  • 2008
  • Rapport (övrigt vetenskapligt)abstract
    • In many Sub-Saharan countries the HIV epidemic has spread to over 10% of the working-age population, and is likely to affect economically relevant behaviour. We evaluate the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on the reproductive behaviour for women in Malawi, allowing for a heterogeneous response depending on age and prior number of births. HIV/AIDS increases the probability that a young woman would give birth to her first child, while it decreases the probability to give birth of older women or of young women who have already given birth. The resulting change in the distribution of fertility across age-groups is likely to be more demographically and economically important than changes in the total number of children a woman gives birth to.
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  • Durevall, Dick, 1954-, et al. (författare)
  • Uncovering the impact of the HIV epidemic on fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa: The case of Malawi
  • 2011
  • Ingår i: Journal of Population Economics. - 0933-1433. ; 24:2, s. 629-655
  • Tidskriftsartikel (refereegranskat)abstract
    • Abstract: We evaluate the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on the reproductive behaviour for all women in Malawi, HIV-negative and HIV-positive alike, allowing for heterogeneous response depending on age and prior number of births. HIV/AIDS increases the probability that a young woman gives birth to her first child, while it decreases the probability to give birth of older women and of women who have already given birth. The resulting change in the distribution of fertility across age groups is likely to be more demographically and economically important than changes in the total number of children a woman gives birth to.
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