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Openness, Technological Change and Labour Demand in Pre-Crisis Indonesia

Chen, Paul; Suryahadi, Asep; Tyers, Rod

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This paper examines the impact of export orientation, import competition, foreign ownership, and the rate of capital accumulation on the relative demand for skilled and unskilled labor in pre-crisis Indonesia. Estimates from an interrelated factor demand analysis indicate that openness and foreign ownership, by themselves, acted to raise the relative demand for unskilled workers in the pre-crisis period, while the newness of capital was associated with increased relative demand for skilled...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1999
Type: Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/40491
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/40491

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