O salário mínimo e a determinação da taxa de salários na economia brasileira: uma revisão da literatura existente

Silvia Horst Campos


This article aims to sum up tiie contributions for the debate on the role played
by the official minimum wage in the determination of the basic wage rate of the
brazilian idustrial urban sector since the early sixties. Firstly, it makes a few
comments about the institutional determinants of wages. Secondly, it focuses the
original theoretical arguments and empirical evidence developed favoring either the
market forces or the institutional factors influence. At last, it presents the recent
empirical contributions concluding that they are not yet totally conclusive.


Salário mínimo

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ISSN 1980-2668