Profile of Economic Units on the Manufacturing Sector: An Approach in the Case of Mexico

Arturo Córdova-Rangel, Arturo García-Santillán, José G. Vargas-Hernández, Ma. de Lourdes Y. Margain Fuentes, Lourdes Isabel Ávila


The aim of the study was to identify factors which describe the profile of economic units (EUs) in Mexico. For this purpose, were consulted the databases of the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare (MLSW, “Secretaría del trabajo y Previsión Social” - STPS, Mexico) and the National Institute of Statistic, Geography and Informatics (NISGI, “Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática” - INEGI, Mexico), as institutions responsible for carry out officially, the application of surveys through the National Survey on Employment, Wages, Technology and Training in the manufacturing sector (NSEWTT, “Encuesta Nacional de Empleo, Salarios, Tecnología y Capacitación” - ENESTYC, Mexico). With the capture of these surveys by the institutions responsible, subsequently allow us determine the factors which describe the profile of the economic units. With this research we identified eight factors, which describe the profile of the economic units, being these: Establishment’s characteristics (F1), Production and organization (F2), Market (F4), Quality control and technology (F5), Employment Forms (F6), Salaries (F7), Training and Health and safety (F8).

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n4p21

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