An anatomy of male labour market earnings inequality in Serbia – 1996 to 2003

Krstić, Gorana, Litchfield, Julie and Reilly, Barry (2007) An anatomy of male labour market earnings inequality in Serbia – 1996 to 2003. Economic Systems, 31 (1). pp. 97-114. ISSN 0939-3625

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Abstract

This study uses a regression-based framework to identify the key factors that determine the level and changes in main job earnings inequality for men. A number of different inequality measures are used in our work. The analysis uses data for Serbia drawn from eight annual labour force surveys, which cover both the early episode of sluggish transition and a more recent concerted phase of economic reform. It thus provides some useful insights on the evolution of labour earnings inequality through an uneven transitional process and identifies factors likely to retain an influence on earnings inequality as the market reform processes take greater hold.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: wage inequality, education, serbia
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Sociology
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic history and conditions
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HB Economic theory. Demography
Depositing User: Chris Keene
Date Deposited: 29 Feb 2008
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2017 22:42
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/1373
Google Scholar:11 Citations

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