Olafsdottir, Katrin (2008): Nýir kjarasamningar og launamunur kynjanna.
Download (299kB) | Preview
The paper measures the gender wage differentials among members of the Icelandic public sector union federation Association of Academics (BHM). The collective bargaining agremeents of the member unions have changed dramatically during the last 15 years while the agreements have also been decentralized. The paper shows that although the gender wage differential has fallen from 1994 to 2007 it is still significant. The base wage gender wage differential is smaller than the gender wage differential when it comes to total earnings.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Nýir kjarasamningar og launamunur kynjanna|
|English Title:||New collective bargaining contracts and gender wage differentials|
|Keywords:||gender wage differential, public sector|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J4 - Particular Labor Markets > J45 - Public Sector Labor Markets
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J3 - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs > J31 - Wage Level and Structure ; Wage Differentials
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J5 - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining > J51 - Trade Unions: Objectives, Structure, and Effects
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Demand and Supply of Labor > J24 - Human Capital ; Skills ; Occupational Choice ; Labor Productivity
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J16 - Economics of Gender ; Non-labor Discrimination
|Depositing User:||Katrin Olafsdottir|
|Date Deposited:||02. Nov 2009 12:28|
|Last Modified:||26. Mar 2015 17:44|
Blinder, A.S. (1973), Wage discrimination: reduced form and structural estimates, Journal of Human Resources, 8(4), 436-455.
Ehrenberg, R.G. og R.S. Smith (2009), Modern Labor Economics, tenth ed., Pearson
Kunze, A. (2008), Gender wage gap studies: consistency and decomposition, Empirical Economics, 35, 63-76.
Oaxaca, R.L. (1973), Male-female wage differentials in urban labor markets, International Economic Review, 14(3), 693-709.