The Gender Pay Gap in the Transition from Communism: Some Empirical Evidence

@article{Newell2001TheGP,
  title={The Gender Pay Gap in the Transition from Communism: Some Empirical Evidence},
  author={A. Newell and B. Reilly},
  journal={Labor: Public Policy & Regulation},
  year={2001}
}
  • A. Newell, B. Reilly
  • Published 2001
  • Economics
  • Labor: Public Policy & Regulation
  • This short paper investigates the gender pay gap in a number of former communist countries of eastern Europe and the Soviet Union. The main findings are that, in general, the gender pay gap has not exhibited an upward tendency over the transitional period to which available data relate. Most of the gender pay gap is ascribed to the ‘unexplained’ component using conventional decompositions and this may partly be attributable to the proxy measure for labour force experience used in this study… CONTINUE READING
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