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Différences de structure des emplois et écart salarial entre hommes et femmes en France

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  • Xin Meng
  • Dominique Meurs

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[fre] Dans cet article, l’écart de salaire horaire moyen entre les salariés hommes et femmes du secteur privé en France en 1992 est analysé en utilisant une méthode de décomposition qui tient compte à la fois des différences de salaire à l’intérieur d’une catégorie d’emplois et entre les catégories d’emploi. L’essentiel de l’écart salarial entre les hommes et les femmes provient de différences de salaires moyens pour une même catégorie d’emplois, ces écarts ne se justifiant que peu par des différences de caractéristiques individuelles. Nous montrons également que si les femmes suivaient la répartition des emplois selon les déterminants masculins, la structure féminine des emplois serait fortement modifiée mais l’écart salarial moyen n’en serait que faiblement affecté. [eng] Job Structure and Wage Deviation Differences Between Men and Women in France . by Xin Meng and Dominique Meurs . This paper analyses the average hourly wage deviation between male and female private-sector employees in France in 1992. It uses a breakdown that considers wage differences both within and between job categories. The wage deviation between men and women is due for the most part to average wage differences for one and the same category of job. The deviation has little to do with differences in individual characteristics. We also show that the female job structure would change enormously, although the average wage deviation would barely be affected, if the breakdown of female jobs followed male determinants. . .

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  • Xin Meng & Dominique Meurs, 2001. "Différences de structure des emplois et écart salarial entre hommes et femmes en France," Économie et Prévision, Programme National Persée, vol. 148(2), pages 113-126.
  • Handle: RePEc:prs:ecoprv:ecop_0249-4744_2001_num_148_2_6280
    Note: DOI:10.3406/ecop.2001.6280
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