Marriage Premium in Turkey
This paper contributes to the literature in three ways. Our first contribution is calculating the marriage premium for Turkey. Our results suggest that married men earn 27 percent more than single men and married women earn 4 percent less than single women. Our second contribution is calculating the marriage premium for Turkey’s regions. For men, the wage difference is the smallest, 0.43, in Istanbul. The difference is highest in Akdeniz region. For women, the wage difference is smallest, -0.04, in Ege and the highest, 0.62, in Dogu Anadolu. Finally, we estimated the relationship between age and the marriage premium. We found that for men, at younger ages the difference is high. For women, in most of ages single women earn more than married women.
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- Kate Antonovics & Robert Town, 2004.
"Are All the Good Men Married? Uncovering the Sources of the Marital Wage Premium,"
American Economic Review,
American Economic Association, vol. 94(2), pages 317-321, May.
- Antonovics, Kate & Town, Robert, 2003. "Are All The Good Men Married? Uncovering the Sources of the Marital Wage Premium," University of California at San Diego, Economics Working Paper Series qt06s8022j, Department of Economics, UC San Diego.
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