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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...

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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Divergent Paths: A New Perspective on Earnings Differences Between Black and White Men Since 1940

Patrick Bayer and Kerwin Kofi Charles.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

August 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Labour Discrimination; Law and Economics; Labour and Demographic Economics; Regional and Urban Economic History. 15506 words.

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We present new evidence on the evolution of black–white earnings differences among all men, including both workers and nonworkers. We study two...

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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...

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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Fit to be king: how patrimonialism on Wall Street leads to inequality

Megan Tobias Neely.

in Socio-Economic Review

April 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Investment Banking; Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Labour Discrimination. 10516 words.

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The hedge fund industry is one of the most lucrative and powerful industries in the USA, yet it mostly comprises white men. To understand why, I turn...

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The Gender Wage Gap in Post-Apartheid South Africa: A Re-examination

Haroon Bhorat and Sumayya Goga.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Demographic Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Labour Discrimination. 7445 words.

We analyse the gender wage gap for Africans in post-apartheid South Africa and, using the recentred influence function (RIF), decompose the changes in the wage gap along the distribution...

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The Impact of Jury Race in Criminal Trials

Shamena Anwar, Patrick Bayer and Randi Hjalmarsson.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Criminal Law; Labour Discrimination; Public Economics. 13068 words.

This article examines the impact of jury racial composition on trial outcomes using a data set of felony trials in Florida between 2000 and 2010. We use a research design that exploits...

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Implementation of Anti-Discrimination Policy: Does Judicial Selection Matter?

Timothy Besley and A. Abigail Payne.

in American Law and Economics Review

March 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Labour Discrimination; Public Economics. 13245 words.

Legislation to limit workplace discrimination is among the most common reforms in labor market policy of the past 50 years. Its effectiveness depends on enforcement of the legislation by...

Inverse Probability Tilting for Moment Condition Models with Missing Data

Bryan S. Graham, Cristine Campos De Xavier Pinto and Daniel Egel.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Labour Discrimination; Demographic Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 10702 words.

We propose a new inverse probability weighting (IPW) estimator for moment condition models with missing data. Our estimator is easy to implement and compares favourably with existing IPW...

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Job Satisfaction and Employment Equity in South Africa

Tim Hinks.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2010; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Labour Discrimination. 5452 words.

This paper is the first to estimate job satisfaction equations in post-Apartheid South Africa. Absolute earnings contribute to greater job satisfaction. Racial group is also an important...

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A matter of degree: the continuing training gap for women in Europe

Caroline Wozny and Martin R. Schneider.

in Socio-Economic Review

April 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Labour Discrimination; Demand and Supply of Labour; Economics. 9721 words.

We analyse the gender training gap (i.e. the disadvantage of women in receiving work-related continuing training) based on individual data from the first wave of the Adult Education Survey...

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On Estimating the Effects of Immigrant Legalization: Do U.S. Agricultural Workers Really Benefit?

Breno Sampaio, Gustavo Ramos Sampaio and Yony Sampaio.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Labour Discrimination. 9096 words.

The question of whether legalization affects immigrants' economic returns has been the focus of many empirical studies in recent decades. Results have consistently shown that there are...

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Performance pay and ethnic earnings differences in Britain

Colin P. Green, John S. Heywood and Nikolaos Theodoropoulos.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Labour Discrimination. 9960 words.

In the first British study, we show that the ethnic earnings gap amongst performance pay jobs is smaller than that amongst time rate jobs. This partially reflects sorting but persists with...

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