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L’adresse contribue-t-elle à expliquer les écarts de salaires ?. Le cas de jeunes sortant du système scolaire

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  • Emilia Ene Jones
  • Florent Sari

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In this work, we focus on a particular form of discrimination: discrimination based on place of residence. We seek to know whether individuals? neighborhood allows or not to explain the observed wage gap and, if it is the case, we seek to quantify it. We use an extension of the wage decomposition methodology proposed by Neuman and Oaxaca (2004). We estimate wage equations for two groups of young people (those who live in a ?deprived? area and those who do not live in this type of area). The results of our decompositions reveal a significant "unexplained" wage gap. This suggests the existence of possible discrimination based on the place of residence.

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  • Emilia Ene Jones & Florent Sari, 2016. "L’adresse contribue-t-elle à expliquer les écarts de salaires ?. Le cas de jeunes sortant du système scolaire," Revue d'économie régionale et urbaine, Armand Colin, vol. 0(1), pages 203-244.
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    1. Gabin Langevin & David Masclet & Fabien Moizeau & Emmanuel Peterle, 2017. "Ethnic gaps in educational attainment and labor-market outcomes: evidence from France," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 25(1), pages 84-111, January.

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