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Occupational Segregation and the Gender Wage Gap in Private and Public Sector Employment: A Distributional Analysis

Baron, Juan; Cobb-Clark, Deborah

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We use the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia data from 2001 to 2006 to analyse the source of the gender wage gap across public- and private-sector wage distributions in Australia. We are particularly interested in the role of gender segregation within sector-specific occupations in explaining relative wages. We find that, irrespective of labour market sector, the gender wage gap among low-paid, Australian workers is more than explained by differences in wage-related...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/28978
Source: The Economic Record
DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4932.2009.00600.x

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