Accounting for Wage Inequality in India

@inproceedings{UJA2005AccountingFW,
  title={Accounting for Wage Inequality in India},
  author={UJA and ASUDEVA and UTTA},
  year={2005}
}
  • UJA, ASUDEVA, UTTA
  • Published 2005
This paper investigates the evolution and structure of wage inequality among adult male workers engaged in regular and casual wage employment in India during a period of radical economic change. The analysis exploits data from nationally representative employment surveys and uses decomposition techniques to examine the role played by educational achievement and industry affiliation. This paper finds that there are striking differences for the two groups of workers. Wage inequality rose between… CONTINUE READING

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