Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/176773
Authors: 
Tyrowicz, Joanna
Van der Velde, Lucas
van Staveren, Irene
Year of Publication: 
2017
Series/Report no.: 
SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research 956
Abstract: 
Given theoretical premises, gender wage gap adjusted for individual characteristics is likely to vary over age. We extend DiNardo, Fortin and Lemieux (1996) semi-parametric technique to disentangle year, cohort and age effects in adjusted gender wage gaps. We rely on a long panel of data from the German Socio-Economic Panel covering the 1984-2015 period. Our results indicate that the gender wage gap increases over the lifetime, for some birth cohorts also in the post-reproductive age.
Subjects: 
gender wage gap
age
cohort
decomposition
non-parametric estimates
Germany
JEL: 
J31
J71
Document Type: 
Working Paper
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