Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/33268
Authors: 
Bauer, Thomas K.
Sinning, Mathias
Year of Publication: 
2005
Series/Report no.: 
IZA Discussion Papers 1795
Abstract: 
In this paper, a decomposition method for Tobit-models is derived, which allows the differences in a censored outcome variable between two groups to be decomposed into a part that is explained by differences in observed characteristics and a part attributable to differences in the estimated coefficients. The method is applied to a decomposition of the gender wage gap using German data.
Subjects: 
Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition
Tobit model
wage gap
JEL: 
C24
J31
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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