Gender Pay Differentials: Cross-National Evidence from Micro-Data

Hardcover | August 22, 2006

EditorBenoît Mahy, Robert Plasman, François Rycx

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Pay inequalities between women and men are a key issue for labour market policy. This book provides new evidence on the magnitude and sources of these pay inequalities in European countries and New Zealand on the basis of micro data. Particular attention is devoted to job access and workplace practices, promotions and wage growth, sectoral affiliation and rent-sharing, and unobserved heterogeneity and dynamics.

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Pay inequalities between women and men are a key issue for labour market policy. This book provides new evidence on the magnitude and sources of these pay inequalities in European countries and New Zealand on the basis of micro data. Particular attention is devoted to job access and workplace practices, promotions and wage growth, sect...

BENOÎT MAHY is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Mons-Hainaut, Belgium. He leads the Department of Economic Analysis and is a member of the Warocqué Research Centre, University of Mons-Hainaut. He is a national correspondent of the Applied Econometrics Association.ROBERT PLASMAN is Professor of Economics at the Fre...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.56 inPublished:August 22, 2006Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230004717

ISBN - 13:9780230004719

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List of Tables and Figures * Notes on the Contributors * Introduction--B.Mahy, R.Plasman & F.Rycx * PART 1: JOB ACCESS AND WORKPLACE PRACTICES * Assessing Gender Discrimination amongst Young People on their Arrival into the Labour Market: Analysis Young Populations of French and Foreign Origin--O.Joseph & S.Lemière * High-Performance Work Performances, Incentive Pay Schemes, Worker Evaluation and Male-Female Wages--N.D.Gupta & T.Eriksson * PART 2: PROMOTIONS AND WAGE GROWTH * Return to Internal Mobility in the Spanish Labour Market: Differences by Gender--D.Garcia Crespo * Gender Differences in Wage Growth and Promotion in Luxembourg--P.Van Kerm * PART 3: SECTORS, PROFITS AND RENT-SHARING * The Gender Pay Gap in Belgium: How Much Do Sectors Matter? F.Rycx & I.Tojerow * Gender Wage Inequality and Rent Sharing: Evidence from a German Linked Employer-Employee-Dataset--H.Gartner * PART 4: DYNAMICS AND UNOBSERVED HETEROGENEITY * Does Unobserved Heterogeneity Matter? A Panel Data Analysis of the Gender Pay Gap in European Countries, 1994-2001--A.Gangji, C.Orsini & S.Sissoko * The Gender Wage Ratio in New Zealand 1997-2003--W.R.J.Alexander, M.Genç & M.Jaforullah * Index