Wages in a Growing Russia: When is a 10 Per Cent Rise in the Gender Wage Gap Good News?

@article{Kazakova2007WagesIA,
  title={Wages in a Growing Russia: When is a 10 Per Cent Rise in the Gender Wage Gap Good News?},
  author={Elena Kazakova},
  journal={Institutional \& Transition Economics eJournal},
  year={2007}
}
  • E. Kazakova
  • Published 2007
  • Economics
  • Institutional & Transition Economics eJournal
The robust Russian economic recovery after the 1998 financial crisis raised the economic standing of the population, especially for low-paid workers, most of whom are women. In this paper I use the Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey from 1996 through 2002 to ask whether this helped to reduce the gender wage gap. The wage measurement has been affected by the wage arrears, an integral feature of the Russian labor market in this period. The raw malefemale wage gap for those not affected by… Expand
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