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Unexplained gaps and Oaxaca-Blinder decompositions

Elder, Todd E; Goddeeris, John H; Haider, Steven


We analyze four methods to measure unexplained gaps in mean outcomes: three decompositions based on the seminal work of Oaxaca (1973) and Blinder (1973) and an approach involving a seemingly naïve regression that includes a group indicator variable. Our

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Labour Economics
DOI: 10.1016/j.labeco.2009.11.002


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