Is There a Penalty for Becoming a Woman? Is There a Premium for Becoming a Man? Evidence from a Sample of Transsexual Workers

We study the earnings of transsexuals using Dutch administrative labor force data. First, we compare transsexuals to other women and men, and find that transsexuals earn more than women and less than men. Second, we compare transsexuals before and after transition using worker fixed effects models,...

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Volume: 9077
Main Author: Geijtenbeek, Lydia
Plug, Erik
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2015
published in: IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 9077
Data of publication: 2015
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Database: EconStor
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