Gender Pay Gap Lower in Large Cities than in Rural Areas
- Publisher: Berlin: Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW)
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For years, the difference between the gross hourly earnings of women and of men has remained constant for German white-collar employees at about 30 percent. It is obvious that regional factors play an important role in explaining this difference. In rural areas, the gen...