Sectoral trends in earnings inequality and employment International trade , skill-biased technological change , or labour market institutions ? 1 Submission to LIS Working Paper Series

@inproceedings{Thewissen2013SectoralTI,
  title={Sectoral trends in earnings inequality and employment International trade , skill-biased technological change , or labour market institutions ? 1 Submission to LIS Working Paper Series},
  author={Stefan Thewissen and Chen Wang and Olaf van Vliet},
  year={2013}
}
Current studies addressing the rise in inequality confine themselves to country-level developments. This paper delineates trends in earnings inequality and employment at the sectoral level for eight LIS countries between 1985-2005. Earnings inequality mainly manifests itself within rather than between sectors. Yet, there is significant variation in the… CONTINUE READING