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New evidence on pay gap between men and women in Turkey

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This paper studies gender wage differentials between men and women in Turkey. I find that the estimated wage gap between men and women in Turkey is almost entirely explained by labor market discrimination toward women.

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  • Akhmedjonov, Alisher, 2012. "New evidence on pay gap between men and women in Turkey," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 117(1), pages 32-34.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:117:y:2012:i:1:p:32-34
    DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2012.04.070
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    1. Wei-Bin ZHANG, 2014. "Gender Discrimination, Education and Economic Growth in a Generalized Uzawa-Lucas Two-Sector Model," Timisoara Journal of Economics and Business, West University of Timisoara, Romania, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, vol. 7(1), pages 1-34.
    2. repec:eee:touman:v:52:y:2016:i:c:p:440-450 is not listed on IDEAS

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    Keywords

    Gender wage differentials; Discrimination; Wage decomposition;

    JEL classification:

    • J71 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Discrimination - - - Hiring and Firing
    • C50 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - General

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