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Gender earnings gap: the role of firm specific effects

Meng, Xin

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The gender earnings differential is an intensely studied issue in labour economics. However, existing studies do not examine how the wage policies of firms affect gender earnings differentials. This paper uses employer-employee linked data to address this issue. The Juhn et al. [Juhn, C., Murphy K., Pierce, B., 1991. Accounting for the slowdown in black-white wage convergence, in M.H. Kosters, ed. Workers and Their Wages, AEI Press, 107-143] decomposition methodology is extended to incorporate...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/78241
Source: Labour Economics
DOI: 10.1016/j.labeco.2003.09.006

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