Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Distributional changes in the gender wage gap

Kassenboehmer, Sonja C.; Sinning, Mathias


Using Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) data, the authors analyze changes in wage differentials between white men and women over time and across the entire wage distribution. The authors decompose distributional changes in the gender wage gap to assess the contribution of observed characteristics measuring individual productivity. They find that the gender wage gap narrowed by 16% at the lowest decile and by less than 5% at the highest decile. The decomposition results indicate that changes...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Industrial and Labor Relations Review
DOI: /10.1177/001979391406700203


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Kassenboehmer_Distributional_changes_in_the_2014.pdf216.72 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator