Marital wage gap
AbstractIn the paper relationship of men’s income and their marital status is tested empirically. The Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey of HSE (RLMS HSE) data (1994–2011) confirm that men who are officially or civil married and were married before earn more in average than men who are not and were not married. This is explained by hypotheses of selection and treatment. The hypotheses are tested by the Mincerian type equations estimates. The using data do not reject the hypotheses.
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Volume (Year): 31 (2013)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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marital status; marital wage gap; mens income; selection; treatment; RLMS HSE; panel data; distributed fixed effect;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- C01 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - General - - - Econometrics
- C33 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
- D01 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Microeconomic Behavior: Underlying Principles
- D13 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Household Production and Intrahouse Allocation
- J12 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Marriage; Marital Dissolution; Family Structure
- J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
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