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A comparative analysis of the evolution of gender wage discrimination: Spain vs. Galicia

  • Yolanda Pena-Boquete

This article aims to analyse the degree of female wage discrimination, its evolution over time and its distribution for socio-economic groups in the Galician region with respect to the rest of Spain. First we will try to explain the causes of the gender wage differential, and second, we will discuss the evolution of the wage gap between 1995 and 2002 in order to shed light on the potential factors of wage discrimination persistence in Galicia and Spain. Finally, we will examine the distribution of the degree of discrimination by using the discrimination curve and discrimination indexes. Copyright (c) 2008 the author(s). Journal compilation (c) 2008 RSAI.

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Volume (Year): 88 (2009)
Issue (Month): 1 (03)
Pages: 161-180

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