Wage Compensations Due to Risk Aversion andSkewness Affection – German Evidence
As a new approach we study individual wage compensations due to income risksmeasured by the variance and skewness of the wage distributions in different occupational groups. Using German administrative panel data and estimating a fixed effects model we confirm the expected positive effect of the variance and the negative effect ofthe skewness on individual wages.
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