Sectoral trends in earnings inequality and employment International trade , skill-biased technological change , or labour market institutions ?

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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… (More)

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