Is There a Gap in the Gap? Regional Differences in the Gender Pay Gap
Research, Conference object, Preprint
- Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Ländlicher Raum | Deutschland | J71 | J42 | J16 | matching | monopsonistic discrimination | Regionale Lohnstruktur | Gender pay gap | Stadt | urban-rural differences | Lohndifferenzierung | Gender pay gap, urban-rural differences, matching, monopsonistic discrimination
In this paper, we investigate regional differences in the gender pay gap both theoretically and empirically. Within a spatial oligopsony model, we show that more densely populated labour markets are more competitive and constrain employers' ability to discriminate again...