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Title:Rent sharing as a driver of the glass ceiling effect PDF Logo
Authors:Matano, Alessia
Naticchioni, Paolo
Issue Date:2012
Series/Report no.:Discussion Paper Series, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit 6875
Abstract:In this paper we show that rent sharing plays a role in explaining the glass ceiling effect. We make use of a unique employer-employee panel database for Italy from 1996 to 2003, which allows controlling for observed individual and firm heterogeneity and for collective bargaining. Moreover, by means of IV quantile fixed effects estimates we can cope with unobserved heterogeneity and endogeneity. A discussion of different explanations is provided.
Subjects:rent sharing
gender wage gap
glass ceiling
quantile regressions
JEL:C33
J16
J31
J41
L25
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:IZA Discussion Papers, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA)

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