The Gender Wage Ratio in New Zealand, 1997–2003

New Zealand, a small and geographically isolated developed nation, provides an interesting context for the study of gender differences in the labour market. New Zealand was the first nation state in the world to grant women the right to vote in parliamentary elections, was an early adopter of equal-...

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Main Author: Robert, W
Alexander, J
Genç, Murat
Jaforullah, Mohammad
Format: Book Chapter
Language: English
Place of publication: London Palgrave Macmillan UK
published in: Gender Pay Differentials pp. 165 - 187
ISBN: 1349281352
9781349281350
EISBN: 9780230504028
0230504027
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: The authors would like to express their thanks for the assistance of staff of Statistics New Zealand, especially Kimberley Cullen, Frances Krsinich, Janelle Langstraat, Sandra McDonald, John McGuigan, Peter O’Brien, Richard Penny, John Scott and John Upfold. The results presented in this study are the work of the authors, not Statistics New Zealand. Access to the data used in this study was provided by Statistics New Zealand in a secure environment in its Wellington offices designed to give effect to the confidentiality provisions of the Statistics Act. For this reason, access to the original unit record data cannot be provided by the authors of this chapter. Financial support for this study came from a University of Otago Research Grant and the Department of Economics, University of Otago.
Series: Applied Econometrics Association Series
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