publication . Conference object . 2016

Assessment of labour market returns in the case of gender unique human capital

Paas, Tiiu; Tverdostup, Maryna;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Louvain-la-Neuve: European Regional Science Association (ERSA)
Abstract
Maryna Tverdostup, Tiiu Paas, ERSA 2016: The paper focuses on the identification of the unique, non-reached by the opposite gender human capital and the analysis of its effect on the earning profiles of unique human capital holders. The overwhelming research aim is to better understand the possible reasons behind gender wage disparities, focusing on the unique features of male and female human capital and their returns. When assessing the gender pay disparities, variation of human capital characteristics across males and females is assumed to be one of the decisive factors of differences in the wage outcomes across gender groups. However, males and females may n...
Subjects
free text keywords: C14, J16, J24, human capital, gender wage gap, non-parametric decomposition, PIAAC, Estonia, ddc:330
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