The Employment Advantages of Skilled Urban Areas
Ana Maria DIAZ ESCOBAR
Local labor markets | Human capital externalities | Signaling | Production complementarities | local labor markets, employment, human capital externalities, production complementarities, consumer demand spillovers, signaling, congestion | Employment | Consumer demand spillovers | Congestion
This paper explores whether the agglomeration of human capital leads to social employment advantages in urban labor markets of a developing country: Colombia. I estimate the social effects of human capital agglomeration by comparing employment opportunities of individua...