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Der bereinigte Gender Pay Gap: Warum Frauen in Sachsen eigentlich mehr verdienen müssten als Männer

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  • Michaela Fuchs
  • Corinna Lawitzki
  • Anja Rossen
  • Antja Weyh

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In Sachsen verdienen vollzeitbeschäftigte Frauen 7,5% weniger Lohn als vollzeitbeschäftigte Männer. Der größte Unterschied in der Entlohnung existiert in Zwickau mit 11,6%, der geringste in Görlitz mit 2,1%. Diese regionalen Unterschiede im sogenannten unbereinigten Gender Pay Gap sind vor allem durch die Variation in den Löhnen der Männer getrieben. Vergleicht man Männer und Frauen, die hinsichtlich ihrer individuellen, betrieblichen und regionalen Merkmale gleich ausgestattet sind, fällt der bereinigte Lohnunterschied mit 11,4% höher als der unbereinigte (7,5%) aus. Somit sind Frauen bezüglich ihrer Merkmale besser ausgestattet als Männer. Sie müssten eigentlich mehr verdienen. Warum das dennoch nicht der Fall ist, zeigt dieser Beitrag.

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  • Michaela Fuchs & Corinna Lawitzki & Anja Rossen & Antja Weyh, 2020. "Der bereinigte Gender Pay Gap: Warum Frauen in Sachsen eigentlich mehr verdienen müssten als Männer," ifo Dresden berichtet, ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 27(03), pages 15-21, June.
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