Earnings Inequality and the Intersectionality of Gender and Ethnicity in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Tanzanian Manufacturing

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Juliet U. Elu; Linda Loubert;
  • Journal: American Economic Review,volume 103,issue 3 May,pages289-92
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1257/aer.103.3.289
  • Subject:
    • jel: jel:O15 | jel:O14 | jel:J31 | jel:L60 | jel:J16 | jel:J15
    mesheuropmc: education | health care economics and organizations | parasitic diseases

This paper estimates quantile earnings functions with data from the 2004 Tanzanian Household Worker Survey to determine if ethnicity and gender--being female--matters per se and across the distribution of earnings. We find that in the Tanzanian manufacturing sector gend... View more
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