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Gender contribution to income inequality

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  • Chantreuil, Frédéric
  • Lebon, Isabelle

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This note suggests a new way of determining the contribution of gender to wage inequality as part of the framework based on the Shapley approach. The proposed methodology is illustrated using French data over the period 1970–2003.

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  • Chantreuil, Frédéric & Lebon, Isabelle, 2015. "Gender contribution to income inequality," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 133(C), pages 27-30.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:133:y:2015:i:c:p:27-30
    DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2015.05.009
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    1. Isabelle Lebon & Jean-Pascal Guironnet & Frédéric Gavrel & Frédéric Chantreuil, 2016. "La contribution des écarts de rémunération entre les femmes et les hommes à l’inégalité des rémunérations dans la fonction publique : une approche par la décomposition des inégalités," Économie et Statistique, Programme National Persée, vol. 488(1), pages 151-168.
    2. M. Costa, 2019. "The evaluation of gender income inequality by means of the Gini index decomposition," Working Papers wp1130, Dipartimento Scienze Economiche, Universita' di Bologna.

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    Keywords

    Shapley value; Inequality decomposition; Gender;

    JEL classification:

    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
    • C71 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Cooperative Games

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