Dualism in the Labor Market: A Perspective on the Lewis Model After Half a Century
Fields, Gary S.
This paper asks how the Lewis model might be viewed from the perspective of economic science half a century later. Many of the core propositions remain intact, some might be amplified, and a small number might be revised.
labor market; Lewis model; economic growth; labor supply
Required Publisher Statement: ©2004 Blackwell Publishers. Reprinted with permission. Final version published as Fields, G. S. (2004). Dualism in the labor market: A perspective on the Lewis model after half a century. The Manchester School, 72(6), 724-735.