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The gender wage gap in Vietnam, 1993–1998

Liu, Amy Y.C.


This paper uses the Vietnam Living Standards Surveys 1992–93 and 1997–98 to examine changes in the gender wage gap. The intertemporal decomposition of Juhn et al. (1991) indicates that changes in observed variables, skill prices and wage inequality have tended to narrow the gap, but the gap effect has tended to widen it, with the net effect being one of little change. This finding is in contrast with that for the EEC but in line with the experience of China. Improving education about equity...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003-09-04
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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