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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Main Author: Gernandt, Johannes
Pfeiffer, Friedhelm
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: 2007
Related: DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP)
Data of publication: 2007
Series: SOEPpapers
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc IDEAS
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