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dc.contributor.authorYun, Myeong-Suen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T16:11:28Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T16:11:28Z-
dc.date.issued2003en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/20081-
dc.description.abstractOaxaca and Ransom (1999) show that a detailed decomposition of the coefficients effect is destined to suffer from an identification problem since the detailed coefficients effect attributed to a dummy variable is not invariant to the choice of reference groups. It turns out that the identification problem in the decomposition equation is a disguised identification problem of constant and dummy variables in a regression equation. This paper proposes a simple and natural remedy for this problem by utilizing ?normalized? regressions which enable us to identify the constant and estimates of each dummy variable. The identification problem is automatically resolved once we obtain ?normalized? regression equations for two comparison groups.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion paper series |x836en_US
dc.subject.jelJ70en_US
dc.subject.jelC20en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keyworddetailed decompositionen_US
dc.subject.keywordinvarianceen_US
dc.subject.keywordidentificationen_US
dc.subject.keywordcharacteristics effecten_US
dc.subject.keywordcoefficients effecten_US
dc.subject.keywordnormalized regressionen_US
dc.subject.stwLohndifferenzierungen_US
dc.subject.stwLohnen_US
dc.subject.stwAggregationen_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.titleA Simple Solution to the Identification Problem in Detailed Wage Decompositionsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn367380978en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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