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dc.contributor.authorMok, Wallaceen_US
dc.contributor.authorSiddique, Zahraen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-11-24en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T12:06:59Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T12:06:59Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:101:1-200911041061en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/36218-
dc.description.abstractThis paper examines differences in two important components of non-wage compensation, employer provided health insurance and pensions, across African Americans and the whites in the United States. Using data from the Current Population Survey (CPS) and the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY), we study the recent trends in the recipiency of this non-wage compensation across race groups. Our results show that African American men on average are significantly less likely to receive employer provided health insurance and pension than whites in the last decade. We also find that the inclusion of racial differences in ability as measured by the Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) score reduces the unexplained racial gap in fringe benefit offers, highlighting the importance of human capital variables in fringe benefit recipiency. Finally, we re-examine racial inequality in the labor market by examining within-group inequality in compensation over the last decade and also the role of ability in between-group inequality in compensation.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion Papers |x4435en_US
dc.subject.jelI11en_US
dc.subject.jelJ15en_US
dc.subject.jelJ32en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordEconomics of minorities and racesen_US
dc.subject.keywordnon-wage labor costs and benefitsen_US
dc.subject.stwBetriebliche Sozialleistungenen_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsmarktdiskriminierungen_US
dc.subject.stwEthnische Diskriminierungen_US
dc.subject.stwFarbige Bevölkerungen_US
dc.subject.stwWeißeen_US
dc.subject.stwUSAen_US
dc.titleRacial differences in fringe benefits and compensationen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn613440331en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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