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Econometric Estimation of the Wage Penalty for the Motherhood

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  • Arzhenovskiy, Sergey

    () (Rostov State Economics University, Rostov-on-Don)

  • Artamonova, Darya

    () (Rostov State Economics University, Rostov-on-Don)

Abstract

In the paper we estimate the size of wage penalty for the motherhood by using the data of three rounds of the Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey. We have found the wage differentials between mothers and non-mothers are on the average about 8.1%. The differentials in socio-demographic, occupational and skill patterns of working women with and without children are considered.

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  • Arzhenovskiy, Sergey & Artamonova, Darya, 2007. "Econometric Estimation of the Wage Penalty for the Motherhood," Applied Econometrics, Publishing House "SINERGIA PRESS", vol. 7(3), pages 66-79.
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    1. Deborah J. Anderson & Melissa Binder & Kate Krause, 2002. "The Motherhood Wage Penalty: Which Mothers Pay It and Why?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 92(2), pages 354-358, May.
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    1. Kadreva, Olga, 2016. "The influence of quantity and age of children on working women’ salaries," Applied Econometrics, Publishing House "SINERGIA PRESS", vol. 41, pages 62-77.
    2. Nizalova, Olena Y. & Sliusarenko, Tamara, 2013. "Motherhood Wage Penalty in Times of Transition," IZA Discussion Papers 7810, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    3. Nizalova, Olena Y. & Sliusarenko, Tamara & Shpak, Solomiya, 2016. "The motherhood wage penalty in times of transition," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 44(1), pages 56-75.

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    Keywords

    motherhood; wage penalty; panel data;

    JEL classification:

    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
    • J13 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth
    • J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials

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