PAPERS BY TOPIC



DOWNWARD WAGE RIGIDITY

Why Firms Avoid Cutting Wages: Survey Evidence from European Firms
Philip Du Caju, Dora Kosma, Martina Lawless, Julián Messina and Tairi Rõõm
Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2015 68(4): 862-888.

How do European firms adjust their labour costs when nominal wages are rigid?
Jan Babecký, Philip Du Caju, Dora Kosma, Martina Lawless, Julián Messina and Tairi Rõõm
Labour Economics, 2012 19(5):792-801.

Downward Nominal and Real Wage Rigidity: Survey Evidence from European Firms
Jan Babecký, Philip Du Caju, Dora Kosma, Martina Lawless, Julián Messina and Tairi Rõõm
Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2010 112(4): 884-910.

The Incidence of Nominal and Real Wage Rigidity: an Individual-Based Sectoral Approach
Julián Messina, Philip Du Caju, Claudia F. Duarte, Mario Izquierdo and Niels L. Hansen
Journal of the European Economic Association, 2010 8(2-3): 487-496.

How Wages Change: Micro Evidence from the International Wage Flexibility Project
William Dickens, Lorenz Goette, Erica Groshen, Steinar Holden, Julián Messina, Mark E. Schweitzer, Jarko Turunen and Melany Ward
Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2007 21(2): 195-214.

LABOR MARKET IMPACTS OF LAWS AND INSTITUTIONS

Minimum wages and the uncovered sector in low and middle income countries
Giulia Lotti, Julián Messina and Luca Nunziata

Minimum Wage: Does it Improve Welfare in Thailand?
Ximena del Carpio, Julián Messina and Anna Sanz de Galdeano

Employment Protection Legislation, Capital Investment and Access to Credit
Federico Cingano, Marco Leonardi, Julián Messina and Giovanni Pica
Economic Journal, 2016 126(595): 1798-1822.

The Effect of Employment Protection Legislation and Financial Market Imperfections on Investment: Evidence from a Firm-Level Panel of EU countries
Federico Cingano, Marco Leonardi, Julián Messina and Giovanni Pica
Economic Policy, 2010 (61): 117-163.

Job Flow Dynamics and Firing Restrictions: Evidence from Europe
Julián Messina and Giovanna Vallanti
Economic Journal, 2007 (117): 279-301.

The Role of Product Market Regulations in the Process of Structural Change
Julián Messina
European Economic Review, 2006 50(7): 1863-1890.

Institutions and Service Employment: a Panel Study for OECD Countries
Julián Messina
Labour: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations , 2005 19(2): 343-372.

Gross Job Flows and Institutions in Europe
Ramón Gómez-Salvador, Julián Messina and Giovanna Vallanti
Labour Economics, 2004 (11): 469-485.

LABOR MARKET DYNAMICS

Firm-Level Shocks and Labor Adjustments
Mikael Carlsson, Julián Messina and Oskar Nordström-Skans

Wage Adjustment and Productivity Shocks
Mikael Carlsson, Julián Messina and Oskar Nordström-Skans
Economic Journal, 2016 126(595): 1739-1773.

European Firm Adjustment during times of Crisis
Silvia Fabiani, Julián Messina, Ana Lamo and Tairi Rõõm
IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 2015 4(24): 1739-1773.

Are specific skills an obstacle to labour market adjustment?
Ana Lamo, Julián Messina and Etienne Wasmer
Labour Economics, 2011 18(2): 240-256.

Educational Mismatch and Wages After Transition: Assessing the Impact of Unobserved Heterogeneity using Matching Estimators
Ana Lamo and Julián Messina
Economics of Education Review, 2010 29(6): 1086-1099.

Real Wages over the Business Cycle: OECD Evidence from the Time and Frequency Domains
Julián Messina, Chiara Strozzi and Jarkko Turunen
Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 2009, 33(6): 1183-1200

LATIN AMERICAN LABOR MARKETS

A more level playing field? Explaining the decline in earnings inequality in Brazil, 1995-2012
Francisco Ferreira, Sergio Firpo and Julián Messina

Skill Premium, Labor Supply and Changes in the Structure of Wages in Latin America
Manuel Fernández and Julián Messina

The Expansion of Higher Education in Colombia: Bad Students or Bad Programs?
Adriana Camacho, Julián Messina and Juan Pablo Uribe

Evolving Wage Cyclicality in Latin America
Luca Gambetti and Julián Messina
World Bank Economic Review (Forthcoming).

Wage Rigidity and Disinflation in Emerging Countries
Julián Messina and Anna Sanz de Galdeano
American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2014 6(1): 102-133.