Determinants of Wage and Earnings Inequality in the United States

@inproceedings{Slavk2015DeterminantsOW,
  title={Determinants of Wage and Earnings Inequality in the United States},
  author={Ctirad Slavı́k},
  year={2015}
}
  • Ctirad Slavı́k
  • Published 2015
The skill premium in the United States has gone up significantly between the 1960’s and the 2000’s. During the same period, individual wage volatility has also increased. Using a model that incorporates the technology-education race model of Tinbergen (1974) into a standard incomplete markets model, this paper shows that the rise in individual wage risk is… CONTINUE READING