Revisiting the German wage structure

This paper shows that wage inequality in West Germany has increased over the past three decades, contrary to common perceptions. During the 1980s, the increase was concentrated at the top of the distribution; in the 1990s, it occurred at the bottom end as well. Our findings are consistent with the v...

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Volume: 124
Main Author: Dustmann, Christian
Ludsteck, Johannes
Schönberg, Uta
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: CARY MIT Press 2009
OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC
Oxford University Press
published in: The Quarterly journal of economics Vol. 124; no. 2; pp. 843 - 881
Data of publication: 2009
ISSN: 0033-5533
1531-4650
EISSN: 1531-4650
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
USA
Men
Online Access: Fulltext
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