Decomposing Inequality Change in East Germany During Transition

This paper studies the cause of the changes, or lack of, in wage inequality in East Germany during its transition from a socialist to a market-oriented economic system. We are interested in how much of the change in the dispersion of wages can be explained by the changes in the characteristics of wo...

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Main Author: Gang, Ira N
Yun, Myeong-Su
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: 01.09.2002
Related: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Data of publication: 2002/09
Series: IZA Discussion Papers
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc IDEAS
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