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Gender Disparities in the Labor Market in the EU

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  • Dorota Witkowska

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    Gender equality, a policy objective of basically universal acceptance, has become a subject of interest in national governments, international organizations, research instructions, and political pressure groups. This paper reports recent investigations regarding gender disparities in the labor market. The main aim of our study is to identify factors affecting gender earning disparities in the European Union member states. Empirical research is provided in two separate areas. The first one focuses on the gender pay gap in the EU based on SES 2006 data. The second one is a detailed analysis of factors influencing wages in Poland, employing LFS 2009 data. Copyright The Author(s) 2013

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal International Advances in Economic Research.

    Volume (Year): 19 (2013)
    Issue (Month): 4 (November)
    Pages: 331-354

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:iaecre:v:19:y:2013:i:4:p:331-354

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    Keywords: Labor market; Disparity; Gender pay gap; J16; J71;

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