Components of city-size wage differentials, 1973-1988
AbstractAn exploration of why workers in large cities are more highly paid than their rural counterparts. The authors decompose city-size wage differentials into the portion due to worker traits and the portion due to intercity differences in wage structures and find that differences in worker-attribute prices account for most of the disparity.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland in its journal Economic Review.
Volume (Year): (1991)
Issue (Month): Q IV ()
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