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Title:Decomposing Male Inequality Change in East Germany During Transition PDF Logo
Authors:Gang, Ira N.
Yun, Myeong-Su
Issue Date:2002
Series/Report no.:IZA Discussion paper series 579
Abstract:This paper studies the cause of the changes in male wage inequality in East Germany during its transition from a socialist to a market-oriented economic system. We are interested in how much of the change in the dispersion of wages can be explained by the changes in the characteristics of workers and how much can be explained by the changes in returns to the characteristics of workers.
Subjects:decomposition analysis of inequality
earnings equation
coefficients (price) effect
characteristics (quantity) effect
residuals effect
JEL:J30
D30
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:IZA Discussion Papers, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA)

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