Episode 34

The Effects of Trade on Wages -- with Mayara Felix


June 21st, 2023

23 mins 10 secs

Season 3

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About this Episode

Does trade reduce wages? Why? In this episode, Mayara Felix considers the impact of trade liberalization on workers’ wages, and their ability to find gainful employment. Using the example of Brazil, Mayara argues that trade affects a key economic variable: labor market concentration, and explores its consequences on wage inequality.

Working Paper:
“Trade, Labor Market Concentration, and Wages”

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