Using industry level data for eight European countries, we present empirical evidence of poor wage performance in the two decades straddling the millennium. There was a real wage decline in many sectors and we examine its inequality-enhancing effect. A theoretical framework is proposed and assessed in order to understand this evolution of wages, identifying their main determinants. We investigate the role played by different types of innovation, increasing international openness, demand, norms limiting competition and employment change. The results are consistent with our thesis that technology and globalization shape the bargaining power of workers; increasing wages are found in industries characterized by product innovation, while process innovation and greater international openness are associated to a reduction of real wages.
In this paper, we propose an algorithm, RI-Maps, that combines fractal theory, stochastic calculus and computational geometry for simulating realistic irregular lattices with a predefined number of polygons.
The dropout rate among Spanish university students is very high compared to the European mean, creating a pressing need for the introduction of policies and programmes aimed at increasing rates of persistence.
Propuesta metodologica para la desagregación espacio-temporal de los indicadores de demografía empresarial
Python library with spatially constrained clustering algorithms
Interactive tool for visualizing the interindustry dynamics in Colombian economy.
Interactive tool for visualizing the spatial distribution of economic impacts in Colombian metropolitan areas.
RiSE-group was invited to the workshop "The Role of Cities In Creating Improved Economic Opportunities" in the UN-Habitat Governing Council... here are some pictures of the event, Link
The student of the Master in Economics from the University EAFIT, Oswaldo Zapata, was one of the awarded students by the Government of Antioquia
The thesis of economics student, Miguel Norena, has been published in the book Defining the Regional Spatial Scale in Modern Analysis.