Evaluating the Gender Wage Gap in Georgia, 2004–2011

@article{Khitarishvili2013EvaluatingTG,
  title={Evaluating the Gender Wage Gap in Georgia, 2004–2011},
  author={Tamar Khitarishvili},
  journal={AARN: Social Justice \& Human Rights (Sub-Topic)},
  year={2013}
}
  • T. Khitarishvili
  • Published 2013
  • Economics
  • AARN: Social Justice & Human Rights (Sub-Topic)
This paper evaluates the gender wage gap among wage workers along the wage distribution in Georgia between 2004 and 2011, based on the recentered influence function (RIF) decomposition approach developed in Firpo, Fortin, and Lemieux (2009). We find that the gender wage gap decreases along the wage distribution, from 0.64 log points to 0.54 log points. Endowment differences explain between 22 percent and 61 percent of the observed gender wage gap, with the explained proportion declining as we… Expand
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