The Gender Wage Gaps , ‘ Sticky Floors ’ and ‘ Glass Ceilings ’ of the European Union

  title={The Gender Wage Gaps , ‘ Sticky Floors ’ and ‘ Glass Ceilings ’ of the European Union},
  author={Alexandros Polycarpou Konstantinos Vrachimis},
  • Alexandros Polycarpou Konstantinos Vrachimis
  • Published 2010
The Gender Wage Gaps, ‘Sticky Floors’ and ‘Glass Ceilings’ of the European Union We consider and attempt to understand the gender wage gap across 24 EU member states, all of which share the objective of gender equality, using 2007 data from the European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions. The size of the gender wage gap varies considerably across countries and selection corrections affect the offered gap, sometimes substantially. Most of the gap cannot be explained by the… CONTINUE READING

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