GENDER SEGREGATION AND WAGE GAP: AN EAST-WEST COMPARISON

@article{Jurajda2005GENDERSA,
  title={GENDER SEGREGATION AND WAGE GAP: AN EAST-WEST COMPARISON},
  author={{\vS}tμep{\'a}n Jurajda},
  journal={Journal of the European Economic Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={3},
  pages={598-607}
}
  • Štμepán Jurajda
  • Published 2005
  • Economics
  • Journal of the European Economic Association
  • This paper discusses the implication of recent results on the structure of gender wage gaps in transition economies for the literature on gender segregation. Differences in employment rates of low-wage women driven by initial transition policies may be responsible for different wage penalties to predominantly female occupations. New evidence presented here also suggests that the introduction of Western-type anti-discrimination policies has had little immediate effect on the structure of female… CONTINUE READING
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