Globalization and Labour Markets

  • Ranajoy Bhattacharyya


In recent times, both income inequality and the level of globalisation have been rising rapidly across most parts of the world. The obvious question to ask is: is this pure coincidence or are the two causally related? To answer this question one needs three things: A theoretical argument that links the two observations, a methodology for empirically implementing the theoretical argument and of course reliable data. This chapter is about the ways in which existing research has attempted to implement these steps in order to answer the above question.


Income Inequality Total Factor Productivity Wage Inequality Supply Curve Unskilled Labour 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Indian Institute of Foreign TradeSalt Lake CityIndia

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