Alexandros Kotsopoulos's scientific contributions

Publications (3)

Article
A key implication of Becker's (1957) work on discrimination is that greater product market competition can reduce employment discrimination generally, and discriminatory wage gaps in particular. Using US data on manufacturing wages and import exposure, we explore whether increased competition, in the form of a heightened exposure to imports, reduce...
Article
A key implication of Becker’s (1957) work on discrimination is that greater product market competition can reduce employment discrimination generally, and discriminatory wage gaps in particular. Using US data on manufacturing wages and import exposure, we explore whether increased competition, in the form of a heightened exposure to imports, reduce...
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for their detailed suggestions. The authors are responsible for all errors. Abstract A key implication of Becker's (1957) work on discrimination is that greater product market competition can reduce employment discrimination generally, and discriminatory wage gaps in particular. Using US data on manufacturing wages and import exposure, we explore w...

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... This relationship does not hold for poor countries. Essaji, Sweeney and Kotsopoulos (2010) find that between 1983 and 1993, about 1.4 percentage points of the racial wage gap declined due to import exposure. The decline was especially pronounced for unskilled Southern workers, one of the most disadvantaged, at 2.2 percentage points. ...