Wage Function: Australian Estimates Using the Income Distribution Survey
AbstractWage functions provide much useful descriptive information about those characteristics of individuals which are associated with relatively high or low wage rates. In any cross-sectional survey there are many individuals who are not working at the time the survey is carried out. Such people may be sick or temporarily unemployed, in which case a current wage rate is not available, or they may not be participating in the labour market, in which case there may not even be a previous wage to record. The estimation procedure obviously needs to allow for this sample selection aspect.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The University of Melbourne in its series Department of Economics - Working Papers Series with number 761.
Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: 2000
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Note: This paper has now been published in: Creedy, J., Duncan, A.S., Harris, M.N. and Scutella, R. (2001), Wage Functions for Demographic Groups in Australia, Australian Journal of Labour Economics, 4, no.4, pp. 300-320.
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INCOME ; DISTRIBUTION ; WAGES ; LABOUR MARKET ; TAXES;
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