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An analysis of pay and occupational differences by gender and race in Brazil - 1987 to 2006

Salardi, Paola;
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  • Published: 14 Mar 2013
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This thesis investigates the magnitude and evolution of gender and racial occupational segregation and wage gaps in Brazil from 1987 to 2006. First, we provide the construction of a new harmonized and temporally consistent re-classification of the occupational codes using the Brazilian household survey, the PNADs. This new occupational classification permits an examination of the evolution of the Brazilian occupational structure over a protracted period of time.\ud \ud Second, we examine the occupational structure in Brazil assessing both the extent\ud and trends in gender and racial based occupational segregation. We use several wellknown\ud indices of segregat...
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