EARNINGS INEQUALITY IN USA, 1969–99: COMPARING INEQUALITY USING EARNINGS EQUATIONS

A simple decomposition method using an earnings equation is proposed by synthesizing two decomposition methodologies, those of Juhn, Murphy, and Pierce (1993) and Fields (2003), in order to study changes in earnings inequality in America during the last three decades in the 20th century. The propose...

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Volume: 52
Main Author: Yun, Myeong‐Su
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.03.2006
BLACKWELL PUBLISHING
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published in: The Review of income and wealth Vol. 52; no. 1; pp. 127 - 144
Data of publication: March 2006
ISSN: 0034-6586
1475-4991
EISSN: 1475-4991
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: The author wishes to thank James Davies, Gary Fields, Ira Gang, the participants in seminars at University of Munich, IZA, and the Southern Economic Association (2001) and two anonymous referees. Special thanks to the editors, Bart van Ark and Stephan Klasen, who provided encouragement and showed great patience. Part of the work was done while the author visited the Department of Economics, Rutgers University.
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