The rise of the machines: Capital imports and
real manufacturing wages in 57 nations
Do inflows of capital imports result in increased wage inequality?
This study revisits this question with data from 57 nations.

Author/s: Posso, Alberto and Aaron Soans

Date: 2014

Publication: The Journal of International Trade and Economic Development

Full article: The rise of the machines: Capital imports and real manufacturing wages in 57 nations

In this article the authors find that this is not driving changes in manufacturing wages. Instead, worker productivity and GDP per capita explain these labour market outcomes.

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