ERIC Number: EJ624316
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Inter-Industry Wage Differentials and the Gender Wage Gap: An Identification Problem.
Horrace, William C.; Oaxaca, Ronald L.
Industrial and Labor Relations Review, v54 n3 p611-18 Apr 2001
States that a method for estimating gender wage gaps by industry yields estimates that vary according to arbitrary choice of omitted reference groups. Suggests alternative methods not susceptible to this problem that can be applied to other contexts, such as racial, union/nonunion, and immigrant/native wage differences. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A