Public Sector Wage Gaps In Spanish Regions
Using data from the European Community Household Panel for the period 1995-2001, in this paper we show that there are sizeable public sector wage differences among regions that are mostly due to differences in returns, and to a lesser extent to differences in characteristics and to selection effects. Regional differences in public sector wage gaps vary across gender, educational levels and occupations. Also, they display a positive correlation with regional unemployment and a negative one with regional labour productivity. Copyright © 2007 The Authors; Journal compilation © 2007 Blackwell Publishing Ltd and The University of Manchester.
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Volume (Year): 75 (2007)
Issue (Month): 4 (July)
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