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Wage differentials
Journal Special Issue
Inequality and Poverty in China

Getting an accurate picture of poverty and inequality trends and patterns in the world’s most populous country is central to understanding changes in global inequality and poverty – these alter significantly when China is included or excl...

Equality and inequality Income distribution Poverty
Book Chapter
Women and Food Security in South Asia: Current Issues and Emerging Concerns

From the book: Food Insecurity, Vulnerability and Human Rights Failure

Agricultural labourers Food security Poverty
Working Paper
Gender Wage Differentials in China's Urban Labour Market

This paper describes and decomposes wage differences between female and male workers...

Discrimination in employment Labour market Wage differentials
Working Paper
Gender Earnings Differentials and Regional Economic Development in Urban China, 1988-97

Gender earnings differentials in urban China by region and their changes during the first decade of economic reform are examined. It is found that the female–male earnings ratio increased during the early stage of reform...

Economic development Urban economics Wage differentials
Working Paper
Women and Food Security in South Asia: Current Issues and Emerging Concerns

The food security scenario in South Asia has witnessed rapid progress over the last few decades, yet nutrition outcomes, especially those related to women and children, have failed to keep pace...

Agricultural labourers Food security Poverty
Working Paper
Human Capital and Wage Determination in Different Ownerships, 1989-97

This article evaluates the Chinese labour market by examining the role of human capital in wage determination...

Human capital Labour market Market segmentation
Journal Article
Economic Reform, Skill Formation and Foreign Capital

Part of Journal Special Issue FDI to Developing Countries

Free trade Human capital Foreign investments
Book Chapter
An Investigation of the Labour Market Earnings in Deprived Areas: Evaluating the Sources of Earning Differentials in the Slums

From the book: Informal Labour Markets and Development

Informal sector Labour market Market segmentation
Journal Article
Inequality of Wage Rates, Earnings and Family Income in the United States, 1975-2002

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequality and Multidimensional Well-being

Equality and inequality Income distribution Wage differentials
Book Chapter
International Trade, Location, and Wage Inequality in China

From the book: Spatial Inequality and Development

International trade Regional economics Transportation cost
Book Chapter
Spatial Inequality for Manufacturing Wages in Five African Countries

From the book: Spatial Inequality and Development

Education Manufacturing Wage differentials
Book Chapter
A Decomposition of Inequality and Poverty Changes in the Context of Macroeconomic Adjustment: A Microsimulation Study for Côte d'Ivoire

From the book: Growth, Inequality and Poverty

Econometric models (Economic development) Equality and inequality Income distribution
Working Paper
Spatial Inequality for Manufacturing Wages in Five African Countries

This paper uses data on individual earnings in manufacturing industry for five African countries in the early 1990s to test whether firms located in the capital city pay higher wages than firms located elsewhere, and whether such benefits accrue to a...

Education Manufacturing Wage differentials
Working Paper
International Trade, Location and Wage Inequality in China

Models of economic geography predict that transportation costs directly affect demand for goods and the supply of intermediate inputs...

International trade Regional economics Transportation cost
Working Paper
A Decomposition of Inequality and Poverty Changes in the Context of Macroeconomic Adjustment: a Microsimulation Study for Côte d’Ivoire

This paper proposes a microeconomic decomposition of the evolution of income inequality in Côte d'Ivoire in the 1990s, allowing the in-depth analysis of simultaneous contributions of four types of phenomena to the evolution of the distribution of...

Econometric models (Economic development) Equality and inequality Income distribution
Working Paper
Wage Reform, Soft Budget Constraints and Competition

Since the beginning of the Chinese economic reforms in 1978, there has been a series of effort to reform the labour compensation practice in state- owned enterprises to strengthen the link between pay and productivity...

Organizational behavior Post-communism Public policy (Law)
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