Inequality-adjusted gender wage differentials in Germany
Van Kerm, Philippe
- Publisher: Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) Berlin
D63 | J70 | J31 | East and West Germany | Singh-Maddala distribution | wage inequality | gender gap; wage differentials; wage inequality; expected utility; risk aversion; East and West Germany; SOEP; Singh-Maddala distribution; copula-based selection model | expected utility | risk aversion | SOEP | gender gap, wage differentials, wage inequality, expected utility, risk aversion, East and West Germany, SOEP, Singh-Maddala distribution, copula-based selection model | wage differentials | East andWest Germany | gender gap | copula-based selection model
This paper exploits data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) to re-examine the gender wage gap in Germany on the basis of inequality-adjusted measures of wage differentials which fully account for gender differences in pay distributions. The inequality-adjusted ...