New century, old disparities: Gender and ethnic gaps in Latin America
Atal, Juan Pablo
- Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
D31 | gender | ethnicity | wage gaps | C14 | Latin America | J16 | O54 | matching
mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations
This paper surveys gender and ethnic wage gaps in 18 Latin American countries, decomposing differences using matching comparisons as a non-parametric alternative to the Blinder-Oaxaca (BO) decomposition. It is found that men earn 9-27 percent more than women, with high ...