About Alberto Behar
Broadly, my interests are in the fields of trade, labour and development. My research interests include growth spillovers, gravity models of trade, the interactions between skilled and unskilled labour, skill biased technical change in developing countries and labour demand. Recently, I have worked on issues relevant to oil exporting countries.
Articles in refereed journals (16)
Trade liberalization and labour demand within South African Manufacturing firms
Journal for Studies in Economics and Econometrics (2006)
Using new detailed tariff data, wages disaggregated by skill level and firm level information, this paper ascertains the relationships between ...
Are Skilled and Unskilled Labour Complements or Substitutes?: Skill Supply ...
Are Skilled and Unskilled Labour Complements or Substitutes?: Skill Supply, Cheap Capital, and Unskilled Labour Demand (2008)
Would more skilled labour lower demand for those who remain unskilled? Could cheaper capital decrease unskilled employment? The world is ...
Book chapters (6)
Contribution to Book
International Linkages and Spillovers for MENAP and CCA
Regional Economic Outlook: Middle East and Central Asia, November 2013 (2013)
MENAP and CCA economies’ international linkages have been strengthening during the past decade; yet both regions remain only moderately integrated ...