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Sectoral Gender Wage Gap in Vietnam

Liu, Yuk Chu (Amy)


Vietnam is under pressure to reduce the size of the state sector. Using the Vietnam Living Standards Survey 1997-98, the paper examines the impact of this change on the gender earnings gap. Women have traditionally been over-represented in the state sector. After exiting the state sector, some seek jobs in the private sector. Estimation of separate earnings equations by sector suggests that the gender pay gaps in the state-owned enterprises and the private sector are comparable. One may then...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Oxford Development Studies
DOI: 10.1080/13600810410001699966


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