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Gender Wage Gap in the Czech Republic: First Descriptive Analysis Based on Survey 2011

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  • Balcar Jiří


    (RPIC-ViP s.r.o., Výstavní 2224/8, 709 00 Ostrava, Czech Republic)

  • Filipová Lenka


    (Faculty of Economics, VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava, Sokolská třída 33, 701 21 Ostrava, Czech Republic)

  • Machová Zuzana


    (Faculty of Economics, VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava, Sokolská třída 33, 701 21 Ostrava, Czech Republic)

In this paper, we show the first descriptive evidence of factors explaining gender wage differences from a unique questionnaire survey that was carried out on a representative sample for the Czech Republic. We observe large wage differences related to gender; without any reasons, Czech women earn on average 77.80% of men’s wages. The survey uncovers that there is a number of differences among men and women which may help to explain the wage differences.

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Article provided by De Gruyter Open in its journal Review of Economic Perspectives.

Volume (Year): 12 (2012)
Issue (Month): 3 (October)
Pages: 151-167

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Handle: RePEc:vrs:reoecp:v:12:y:2012:i:3:p:151-167:n:1
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