Università della Svizzera italiana

Relative wage mobility : A new semi-nonparametric estimation method

Naguib, Costanza ; Maggi, Rico (Dir.) ; Gagliardini, Patrick (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2018 ; 2018ECO002.

The study of wage dynamics over time is more insightful than the analysis of point-in- time inequality measures. In policy-making, indeed, low wage careers instead of low- wage jobs should be at the center of the debate on long-term wage inequality. Many previous studies tried to estimate the degree of wage mobility within an economy; however, they rely on some quite restrictive assumptions....

Università della Svizzera italiana

Wage differential of a trans–border labor market, a quantitative analysis

Gonzalez, Oscar ; Maggi, Rico (Dir.) ; Gagliardini, Patrick (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2007 ; 2007ECO004.

The location of Switzerland in the center of Europe without being member of the European Union implies that wages can be greatly influenced by trans-border labor markets which are of different relevance for various regions. Moreover, since 1st June 2002 the Swiss labor market is experiencing a transition period where the Free Movement of Persons between Switzerland and the European Union member...