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Title: Pay inequality in Europe 1995-2000: convergence between countries and stability inside
Authors: Galbraith, James
Garcilazo, Enrique
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES)
Università Carlo Cattaneo - LIUC
Bibliographic citation: Galbraith James, Garcilazo Enrique (2005), Pay inequality in Europe 1995-2000: convergence between countries and stability inside. In: The European Journal of Comparative Economics, vol. 2, n. 2, 2005, p. 139-175. E-ISSN 1824-2979.
Abstract: This paper measures pay inequality in the EU during the convergence process to the Monetary Union. The decomposability property of Theil's T statistic permits us to construct a three-level hierarchical panel data set of pay inequalities for the years 1995-2000: between and within regions, countries, and for the European continent as a whole. We find a marked pattern of declining pay inequality across Europe for this period, which is due mainly to the rising (initially, negative) position of the United Kingdom and decreasing positive position of Germany.
Journal/Book: The European journal of comparative economics
Appears in Collections:EJCE

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