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Ratio Working Paper No. 219. Migrationsflöden och regional attraktivitet

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Arbetsmarknad, Företag, Kompetens, Kompetens för tillväxt, Kompetensförsörjning, Martin Korpi, Migration
Migrationsflöden och regional aktivitet
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I denna studie testas två hypoteser kring potentiella effekter av inhemsk och internationell migration avseende löneskillnader. En hypotes behandlar lönekonkurrens och den andra fasta startkostnader och odelbarhet för olika typer av branscher på den lokala arbetsmarknaden. Med hjälp av detaljerad information om den svenska arbetsmarknaden, som härrör från befolkningsdata för 1993 och 2003, uppskattas en panelmodell vad gäller förändringar i ojämlikhet (procent). Efter att kontrollerat för fixa effekter på lokal nivå samt andra konkurrerande förklaringar, tyder resultaten på att en positiv nettomigration kan påverka ökad inkomstspridning oavsett eventuell negativ lönekonkurrens.

Korpi, M. (2013). Migration and Increasing Wage Inequality: Can Imperfect Competition Explain the Link? Ratio Working Paper No. 219.


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