Is there a Double-Negative Effect? Gender and Ethnic Wage Differentials

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Piazzalunga, Daniela;
(2013)
  • Subject: Immigration, gender, wage discrimination, Oaxaca decomposition, double-negative effect
    • jel: jel:J71 | jel:J31 | jel:J61 | jel:J16

This paper investigates the gender and ethnic wage differentials for female Immigrants, applying the Oaxaca ecomposition to estimate the level of discrimination. The gender pay gap is quite small (7.42%), but it's not explained by observable differences, whilst the ethn... View more
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