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Reforming Minimum Wage and Labor Regulation Policies in Developing Economies

  1. Content type: Original article

    This paper analyzes the regional variation of minimum wage in China. We first introduce the institutional background of China’s minimum-wage policy and then describe the regional variation of the minimum wages...

    Authors: Chunbing Xing and Jianwei Xu

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor & Development 2016 5:8

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    This article studies minimum wage non-compliance in Honduras, a dual labor market with high wage floors that are weakly enforced. However, rather than just counting how many workers earn sub-minimum wages, it ...

    Authors: Andrés Ham

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor & Development 2015 4:22

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  3. Content type: Original article

    This paper provides evidence on whether the minimum wage (MW) has affected gender wage gaps in urban China. Several major conclusions emerge. First, from 1995 to 2007, the proportion of workers whose wages wer...

    Authors: Shi Li and Xinxin Ma

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor & Development 2015 4:20

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  4. Content type: Original article

    This paper examines the impact of minimum wage policies on employment, income, and working time of Chinese workers. Using data from China Health and Nutrition Survey, we focus on identifying the effects of min...

    Authors: Wenkai Sun, Xianghong Wang and Xiaoxi Zhang

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor & Development 2015 4:19

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  5. Content type: Original article

    In many developing countries, a significant portion of the wage distribution is found below the legal minimum wage. In order to fully understand the nature of this non-compliance, we need to compare the counte...

    Authors: Haroon Bhorat, Ravi Kanbur and Benjamin Stanwix

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor & Development 2015 4:18

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  6. Content type: Original article

    This paper investigates the impact of minimum wages on employment and wages in Indonesian manufacturing firms between 1993 and 2006. It shows that within firms, the employment effects of minimum wage hikes is ...

    Authors: Ximena Del Carpio, Ha Nguyen, Laura Pabon and Liang Choon Wang

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor & Development 2015 4:17

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