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dc.contributor.authorGang, Ira N.en_US
dc.contributor.authorYun, Myeong-Suen_US
dc.description.abstractThis 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.en_US
dc.publisherInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIZA Discussion paper series 579en_US
dc.subject.keyworddecomposition analysis of inequalityen_US
dc.subject.keywordearnings equationen_US
dc.subject.keywordcoefficients (price) effecten_US
dc.subject.keywordcharacteristics (quantity) effecten_US
dc.subject.keywordresiduals effecten_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftliche Anpassungen_US
dc.subject.stwNeue Bundesländeren_US
dc.titleDecomposing Male Inequality Change in East Germany During Transitionen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
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