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dc.contributor.authorCerejeira, Joãoen_US
dc.contributor.authorKızılca, Kemalen_US
dc.contributor.authorPortela, Miguelen_US
dc.contributor.authorSá, Carlaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-05-10en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-06-15T07:57:05Z-
dc.date.available2012-06-15T07:57:05Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:101:1-201206146444-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/58885-
dc.description.abstractUsing linked employer-employee data for Portugal, we explore an amendment to the minimum wage law which increased from 75% to 100% of the full minimum wage applied to employees younger than 18. Our results show a widening of the gender wage gap following the amendment: the wage gap for minors increased 2.7 percentage points more than for other groups. This change was mainly determined by a redistribution of fringe benefits and overtime payments. We discuss three possible sources of redistribution: (i) a change in the skill composition of the working males and females after the increase in the minimum wage, (ii) industrial differences in response to the changes in the wage floor, and (iii) discrimination. Estimations support the second channel as the main contributing factor, while possible discrimination effects cannot be eliminated.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aDiscussion Paper series, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit |x6370en_US
dc.subject.jelJ31en_US
dc.subject.jelJ32en_US
dc.subject.jelJ71en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordminimum wageen_US
dc.subject.keywordovertime paymentsen_US
dc.subject.keywordfringe benefitsen_US
dc.subject.keywordgender wage gapen_US
dc.subject.keywordminorsen_US
dc.subject.stwMindestlohnen_US
dc.subject.stwWirkungsanalyseen_US
dc.subject.stwLohndifferenzierungen_US
dc.subject.stwBetriebliche Sozialleistungenen_US
dc.subject.stwÜberstundenen_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwPortugalen_US
dc.titleMinimum wage, fringe benefits, overtime payments and the gender wage gapen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn715512668en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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