Changes in the Austrian structure of wages, 1996-2002: evidence from linked employer-employee data

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Pointner, Wolfgang; Stiglbauer, Alfred;
(2010)
  • Publisher: Frankfurt a. M.: European Central Bank (ECB)
  • Subject: Machado-Mata decomposition | Wage Structure | quantile regression | J31 | J22 | Österreich | Machado-Mata decomposition, quantile regression, Wage Structure | Lohnstruktur
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Analyzing data from the Structure of Earnings Surveys we find that wage dispersion in Austria increased marginally between 1996 and 2002. There was an increase in the returns to education which accrued only to male workers. The positive effects of tenure and especially ... View more
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