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Accounting for the recent divergence in regional wage differentials

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  • Randall W. Eberts

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An explanation of the recent interruption in the long-term trend of regional wage convergence, showing that changes in the value that each census region places on worker characteristics account for much of the shift to wage divergence since 1980.

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Article provided by Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland in its journal Economic Review.

Volume (Year): (1989)
Issue (Month): Q III ()
Pages: 14-26

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Handle: RePEc:fip:fedcer:y:1989:i:qiii:p:14-26:n:v.25no.3

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Keywords: Wages ; Regional economics;

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Cited by:
  1. Gerald Carlino & Leonard Mills, 1993. "Testing neoclassical convergence in regional incomes and earnings," Working Papers 93-22, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  2. Patricia E. Beeson & Erica L. Groshen, 1991. "Components of city-size wage differentials, 1973-1988," Economic Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, issue Q IV, pages 10-24.
  3. Randall W. Eberts & Mark E. Schweitzer, . "Regional Wage Convergence and Divergence: Adjusting Wages for Cost-of-Living Differences," Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles rwe1994er2, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
  4. Mark E. Schweitzer, 1997. "Workforce composition and earnings inequality," Economic Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, issue Q II, pages 13-24.
  5. Erica L. Groshen, 1993. "HRM policy and increasing inequality in a salary survey," Working Paper 9302, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  6. Erica L. Groshen, 1991. "Rising inequality in a salary survey: another piece of the puzzle," Working Paper 9121, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  7. Mark E. Schweitzer, 1993. "Accounting for earnings inequality in a diverse work force," Working Paper 9314, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  8. David A. Brauer, 1995. "Using regional variation to explain widening earnings differentials by educational attainment," Research Paper 9521, Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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