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Addressing the Gender Pay Gap in Ethiopia: How Crucial is the Quest for Education Parity?

Alexandre Kolev and Pablo Suárez Robles.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Demographic Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Labour Discrimination. 16340 words.

This paper uses the 2005 Ethiopian Labour Force Survey to analyse the gender pay gap in Ethiopia. A particular attention is drawn on the relative importance of education parity to mitigate...

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Affirmative Action Bans and the “Chilling Effect”

Kate L. Antonovics and Richard H. Sander.

in American Law and Economics Review

March 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Demographic Economics; Education and Research Institutions; Employment and Labour Law; Labour Discrimination. 15685 words.

This paper examines whether California's Proposition 209, which led to the 1998 ban on the use of racial preferences in admissions at the University of California (UC) system, lowered the...

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Contradictions and misalignments in the EU approach towards the gender pay gap

Marco Peruzzi.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour Standards: National and International; Employment and Labour Law; Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Labour Discrimination. 15508 words.

The aim of this paper is to highlight the tensions within the EU’s ‘governance architecture’ concerning pay equality. Specifically, after a preliminary outline of the theoretical discussion...

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Do high-performance work practices exacerbate or mitigate the gender pay gap?

Rhys Davies, Robert McNabb and Keith Whitfield.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Labour Discrimination. 12818 words.

The impact of performance-oriented work practices on the gender pay gap has been the subject of considerable conjecture but little empirical investigation. Using the 2004 and 2011 British...

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Does Officer Race Matter?

Sarath Sanga.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2014; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour Discrimination; Law and Economics. 9859 words.

Do racial profiling tactics differ by officer race? The literature has relied on a test based on hit rates in vehicle searches to answer this question. This paper instead argues for a test...

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Equal Pay as a Moving Target: International perspectives on forty-years of addressing the gender pay gap

Jacqueline O’Reilly, Mark Smith, Simon Deakin and Brendan Burchell.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Demographic Economics; Labour Discrimination; Employment and Labour Law; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Labour Standards: National and International. 10122 words.

This paper provides an overview of the key factors impacting upon the gender pay gap in the UK, Europe and Australia. Forty years after the implementation of the first equal pay...

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Equal pay by gender and by nationality: a comparative analysis of Switzerland’s unequal equal pay policy regimes across time

Roland Erne and Natalie Imboden.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour Standards: National and International; Labour Discrimination; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 10370 words.

What explains the adoption of two different policies on equal pay by gender (EPG) and by nationality (EPN) in Switzerland? And why is the liberal, litigation-based, equal pay policy regime...

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Estimating a Dynamic Adverse-Selection Model: Labour-Force Experience and the Changing Gender Earnings Gap 1968–1997

George-Levi Gayle and Limor Golan.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2012; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Labour Discrimination; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Labour and Demographic Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Econometric Modelling. 16029 words.

This paper addresses two questions: What accounts for the gender gap in labour-market outcomes? What are the driving forces behind the changes in the gender labour-market outcomes over the...

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Evidence on immigrants’ assimilation into recipient labour markets using UK longitudinal data between 1981 and 2006

Luisa Gagliardi and Sara Lemos.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2016; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Labour Discrimination. 16105 words.

How well do immigrants entering the UK assimilate into recipient labour markets? Using the underexploited, sizeable and long Lifetime Labour Market Database between 1981 and 2006, we...

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Explained and unexplained wage gaps across the main ethno-religious groups in Great Britain

Simonetta Longhi, Cheti Nicoletti and Lucinda Platt.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2013; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour Discrimination; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 9271 words.

We analyse the difference in average wages (the so called ‘wage gap’) of selected ethno-religious groups in Great Britain at the mean and over the wage distribution with the aim of...

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