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Discriminación salarial por género en Chile: una mirada global

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  • Jeanette Fuentes
  • Amalia Palma
  • Rodrigo Montero

En este trabajo se realiza un análisis de la evolución de la discriminación salarial por género en Chile para el período 1990 y 2003, utilizando las Encuestas CASEN. Se aplica primero el método Oaxaca-Blinder y luego el de Oaxaca y Ransom, para verificar si existe una brecha salarial, conocer su magnitud y descomponer sus causas. Se corrigen las estimaciones de salarios por sesgo de selección, y mediante bootstrapping se construyen intervalos de confianza para la discriminación observada. resultados indican que la discriminación salarial por género ha disminuido durante el período, pero aún es positiva, situándose en el 2003 en 27,5%. Esto correspondería a un subpago promedio a las mujeres de 14,3% y un sobrepago promedio a los hombres de 13,2%.

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Article provided by University of Chile, Department of Economics in its journal Estudios de Economia.

Volume (Year): 32 (2005)
Issue (Month): 2 Year 2005 (December)
Pages: 133-157

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Handle: RePEc:udc:esteco:v:32:y:2005:i:2:p:133-157
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