How collective contracts and works councils reduce the gender wage gap
Abstract"The gender wage gap in Germany is smaller in firms covered by collective contracts or having a works council, partly because these institutions are associated with lower unobserved productivity differences and less wage discrimination, partly because they compress the distribution of wage residuals." (Author's abstract, IAB-Doku) ((en))
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany] in its series IAB Discussion Paper with number 200407.
Length: 13 pages
Date of creation: 15 Dec 2004
Date of revision:
Lohnunterschied; Männer; Frauen; geschlechtsspezifische Faktoren; Tarifvertrag - Auswirkungen; Betriebsrat - Auswirkungen; Lohndifferenzierung; Lohndiskriminierung; IAB-Linked-Employer-Employee-Datensatz;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- J51 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining - - - Trade Unions: Objectives, Structure, and Effects
- J71 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Discrimination - - - Hiring and Firing
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