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...
|Main Author:||Yun, Myeong‐Su|
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Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.03.2006
Wiley Subscription Services, Inc
|published in:||The Review of income and wealth Vol. 52; no. 1; pp. 127 - 144|
|Data of publication:||March 2006|
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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|Database:||Social Sciences Citation Index
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