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New evidence on pay gap between men and women in Turkey

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  • Akhmedjonov, Alisher

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This paper studies gender wage differentials between men and women in Turkey. I find that the estimated wage gap between men and women in Turkey is almost entirely explained by labor market discrimination toward women.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 117 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 32-34

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:117:y:2012:i:1:p:32-34

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Keywords: Gender wage differentials; Discrimination; Wage decomposition;

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  1. Dean Jolliffe, 2001. "The Gender Wage Gap in Bulgaria: A Semiparametric Estimation of Discrimination," William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series 401, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.
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