Inequality-adjusted gender wage differentials in Germany

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Ekaterina Selezneva; Philippe Van Kerm;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) Berlin
  • Subject: 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
    • jel: jel:J70 | jel:D63 | jel:J31
      ddc: ddc:330

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 ... View more
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