Rising Wage Inequality in Germany

The paper investigates the evolution of wages and wage inequality in Germany based on samples from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) 1984 to 2005. Real gross hourly wages for prime age dependent male workers increased on average by 23 percent between 1984 and 1994 in West Germany and the wage d...

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Volume: 6-019 [rev.2]
Main Author: Pfeiffer, Friedhelm
Gernandt, Johannes
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Mannheim Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) 2007
published in: ZEW Discussion Papers Vol. 6-019 [rev.2]
Data of publication: 2007
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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