Why Are Wages in Portugal Lower than Elsewhere in the EEC?

  • Fernando Branco
  • António S. Mello


It is well known that nominal wages are much lower in Portugal than in other countries of the European Community. Several are the reasons that can be offered to explain the wage gap between Portugal and its European partners.


Exchange Rate Social Security Production Function Labor Supply Real Wage 
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  • Fernando Branco
  • António S. Mello

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