Decomposition of the Gender Wage Gap Using Matching: An Application for Switzerland

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Djurdjevic, Dragana; Radyakin, Sergiy;
(2007)
  • Publisher: Darmstadt: Technische Universität Darmstadt, Department of Law and Economics
  • Journal: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics, volume 143, issue IV December, pages 365-396
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1007/BF03399243
  • Subject: Dekompositionsverfahren | J71 | C14 | Nichtparametrisches Verfahren | discrimination; gender wage gap; matching | J16 | matching | discrimination | Schweiz | Lohndifferenzierung | Schätzung | gender wage gap
    • jel: jel:J71 | jel:C14 | jel:J16
      ddc: ddc:330

In this paper, we investigate the gender wage differentials for Switzerland. Using micro data from the Swiss Labour Force Survey, we apply a matching method to decompose the wage gap in Switzerland. Compared to the traditional Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition, this nonparam... View more
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