Public Sector Wage Gaps In Spanish Regions
AbstractUsing data from the European Community Household Panel for the period 1995-2001, in this paper we show that there are sizeable public sector wage differences among regions that are mostly due to differences in returns, and to a lesser extent to differences in characteristics and to selection effects. Regional differences in public sector wage gaps vary across gender, educational levels and occupations. Also, they display a positive correlation with regional unemployment and a negative one with regional labour productivity. Copyright � 2007 The Authors; Journal compilation � 2007 Blackwell Publishing Ltd and The University of Manchester.
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- J. Ignacio García-Pérez & Juan F. Jimeno, 2006. "Public sector wage gaps in Spanish regions," Working Papers 06.10, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Department of Economics.
- Ignacio García-Pérez & Juan F. Jimeno, 2005. "Public sector wage gaps in Spanish regions," Banco de Espaï¿½a Working Papers 0526, Banco de Espa�a.
- J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
- H73 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - Interjurisdictional Differentials and Their Effects
- H83 - Public Economics - - Miscellaneous Issues - - - Public Administration
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