A Quantile Regression Analysis of Wages in Panama

@inproceedings{Falaris2008AQR,
  title={A Quantile Regression Analysis of Wages in Panama},
  author={Evangelos M. Falaris},
  year={2008}
}
Differences in the effects of worker characteristics on wages in Panama at different points of the conditional wage distribution are investigated. Public sector employment increases wages relatively more at lower quantiles. Within the public sector, employment in that sector increases wages of the median worker and reduces wage inequality. Presence of a labor union increases relatively more private sector wages at lower quantiles. Unions reduce wage inequality within the union private sector… CONTINUE READING

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