publication . Article . 2014

The Impact of Trade Openness on Employment and Real Wage in Iranian Food and Beverage Industries (A Dynamic Panel Data Approach)

Ali Dehghani;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 Mar 2014 Journal: Agricultural Economics & Development (issn: 2008-4722, eissn: 2423-3951, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Abstract
The main purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of trade openness on the Employment and the real Wage for the Iranian Food and Beverage Industries over the year 2007. For this purpose in this study, the ratio of export to Production Value has been considered as a proxy for trade openness and the main model has been estimated using a Dynamic Panel Data (DPD) approach. The main findings of this study indicate that the trade openness has positive and significant effect on the employment and the real wage in the Iranian Food and Beverage Industries. Moreover, output value and real wage have positive and significant effect on the employment. Hence, the ma...
Subjects
free text keywords: Keywords: Trade Openness, Employment, Real Wage, Dynamic Panel Data Approach, Iranian Food and Beverage Industries, Agriculture (General), S1-972, Economic growth, development, planning, HD72-88
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