Rising Wage Inequality in Germany

Based on samples from the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP) 1984 to 2004, this paper investigates the evolution of wages and wage inequality in Germany. Between 1984 and 1994 wages for prime age dependent male workers increased on average by 23 percent and the wage distribution in West Germany was...

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Volume: 14
Main Author: Gernandt, Johannes
Pfeiffer, Friedhelm
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Berlin Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) 2007
published in: SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research Vol. 14
Data of publication: 2007
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Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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