New Evidence on the Gender Wage Gap in Indonesia

  title={New Evidence on the Gender Wage Gap in Indonesia},
  author={Kiyoshi Taniguchi and Alika Tuwo},
  journal={Comparative Political Economy: Comparative Capitalism eJournal},
  • K. Taniguchi, A. Tuwo
  • Published 1 September 2014
  • Political Science
  • Comparative Political Economy: Comparative Capitalism eJournal
Indonesia has been experiencing impressive economic growth and rapid urbanization in recent years. However, urbanization could affect income inequality through people’s movement from rural to urban areas. Using the 2010 National Labor Force Survey (Sakernas) in Indonesia, this study examines how monthly wages are distributed between male and female workers and tests whether a wage gap exists between them. Regression results reveal that urbanization tends to benefit male workers more favorably… Expand
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