Is There a Glass Ceiling over Europe? Exploring the Gender Pay Gap across the Wages Distribution

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Arulampalam, Wiji; Booth, Alison L.; Bryan, Mark L.;
  • Publisher: Colchester: University of Essex, Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER)
  • Subject: Frauenarbeitslohn | glass ceilings, sticky floors, quantile regression, public sector, gender pay gaps. | EU-Staaten | J31 | public sector | Geschlecht | J7 | sticky floors | Lohnstruktur | J16 | glass ceilings | gender pay gaps | quantile regression | Lohndifferenzierung | Schätzung | Geschlechterdiskriminierung
    • jel: jel:J31 | jel:J7 | jel:J16
      ddc: ddc:330

Using harmonised data from the European Union Household Panel, we analyse gender pay gaps by sector across the wages distribution for ten countries. We find that the mean gender pay gap in the raw data typically hides large variations in the gap across the wages distrib... View more
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