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A cohort analysis of the gender wage gap in South Africa

  title={A cohort analysis of the gender wage gap in South Africa},
  author={Jacqueline Nyamokami Mosomi},
In this analysis, synthetic cohort data from repeated cross-sections is used to examine trends in earnings for men and women in the South African labour market. Life cycle trends show that the age-earnings profiles for African men and women do not display the expected ‘hump shape’ from a Mincerian wage regression. Labour force participation and employment trends show that African men and women seem to be dropping out of the labour market at an early age which might explain the continuously… 


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