In the Australian labour market, men earn higher wages than women
and this difference is persistent. The purpose of this thesis is
to examine the gender wage gap and its determinants over time, to
measure the gap using different methods compared to prior
Australian research, and to measure the gap by sector of
employment. The gender wage gap is estimated using the real
hourly wages (in 2012 dollars) of men and women in the Australian
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