A Meta-Analysis of the International Gender Wage Gap

  title={A Meta-Analysis of the International Gender Wage Gap},
  author={Doris Weichselbaumer and R. Winter-Ebmer},
  journal={IZA Institute of Labor Economics Discussion Paper Series},
  • Doris Weichselbaumer, R. Winter-Ebmer
  • Published 2003
  • Economics
  • IZA Institute of Labor Economics Discussion Paper Series
  • Since the early seventies, hundreds of authors have calculated gender wage differentials between women and men of equal productivity. Consequently, estimates for the gender wage gap have been published for the most diverse countries at different points in time. This metastudy provides a quantitative review of this vast amount of empirical literature on gender wage discrimination as it concerns differences in methodology, data, countries and time periods. We place particular emphasis on a proper… CONTINUE READING
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