The Gender Earnings Gap Inside a Russian Firm: First Evidence from Personnel Data - 1997 to 2002

@article{Dohmen2008TheGE,
  title={The Gender Earnings Gap Inside a Russian Firm: First Evidence from Personnel Data - 1997 to 2002},
  author={Thomas Dohmen and Hartmut Friedrich Lehmann and Anzelika Zaiceva},
  journal={Labor: Demographics \& Economics of the Family eJournal},
  year={2008}
}
Using unique personnel data from one Russian firm for the years 1997 to 2002 we study the size, development and determinants of the gender earnings gap in an internal labor market during late transition. The gap is sizable but declines strongly over the entire period. Gender earnings differentials are largest for production workers who constitute the largest employee group in the firm. Various decompositions show that these differentials and their dynamics remain largely unexplained by… Expand
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