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Wage dispersion, returns to skill, and black-white wage differentials

David E. Card

Wage dispersion, returns to skill, and black-white wage differentials

by David E. Card

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wages -- Econometric models.,
  • Wages -- United States -- Econometric models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Card, Thomas Lemieux.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 4365, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 4365.
    ContributionsLemieux, Thomas., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination50, [7] p. :
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22436368M

    "Wage Dispersion, Returns to Skill, and Black-White Wage Differentials." (with Thomas Lemieux), Journal of Econometr October "The Wage Curve: A Review." Princeton University Industrial Relations Section Working Paper , February "Changing Wage Structure and Black-White Differentials Among Men and Women: A Longitudinal. New York: Basic Books. Google Scholar. Borjas, George J.. “National Origin and the Skills of Immigrants in the Postwar Period.” “Wage Dispersion, Returns to Skill, and Black-White Wage Differentials.” “Unobserved Ability, Comparative Advantage, and the Rising Return to Education in the United States, –

    III. Wage Inequality and Labour Market Institutions A. Changes over Time and Cross-Countries Comparisons 1. Stylized Facts 1. Overall Wage Inequality 2. Residual Wage Dispersion 3. Returns to Skills/Education 4. Wage differentials (gender, race) 5. Top Incomes 2. Leading Explanations 1. Supply and demand factors 2.   In Wage Dispersion, Dale Mortensen examines the reasons for pay differentials in the other 70 percent. He finds that these differentials, or wage dispersion, are largely the result of job search friction (which arises when workers do not know the wages offered by all employers) and cross-firm differences in wage policy and s: 1.

    period, however, the black-white wage gap for male workers in the PSID was relatively constant, casting doubt on the hypothesis that the magnitude of the racial wage gap is linked to the return to skill. I. Changes in the Wage Structure in the Early 's Figure 1 graphs two measures of wage inequality for men derived from Current. Skill dispersion. According to the OECD database, in the past 30 years, wage inequality has been on the rise in almost all of the OECD countries (see OECD ; Jovicic and Schettkat ).On the one hand, the increase in inequality has been criticized by many economists; on the other hand, many others have justified this development as a result of the rise in skill inequality (see Section 1).


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Wage dispersion, returns to skill, and black-white wage differentials by David E. Card Download PDF EPUB FB2

ELSEVIER Journal of Econometrics 74 () JOURNAL OF Econometrics Wage dispersion, returns to skill, and black-white wage differentials David Carda, Thomas Lemieux*'b ~Department of Economics, Princeton UniversiO, Princeton, NJUSA aDepartment of Economics, Uni~'ersitb de Montrbal, Montrbal, by: During the s wage differentials between different age and education groups expanded rapidly.

Wage dispersion among individuals with the same age and education also rose. A simple explanation for both sets of facts is that earnings vary with a one-dimensional index of skill and that the relative return to higher levels of skill rose over the Cited by: Wage Dispersion, Returns to Skill, and Black-White Wage Differentials David Card, Thomas Lemieux.

NBER Working Paper No. Issued in May NBER Program(s):Labor Studies During the s wage differentials between younger and older workers and between more and less educated workers expanded by: Get this from a library.

Wage dispersion, returns to skill, and black-white wage differentials. [David E Card; Thomas Lemieux; National Bureau of Economic Research.]. Downloadable. During the s wage differentials between younger and older workers and between more and less educated workers expanded rapidly.

Wage dispersion among individuals with the same age and education also rose. A simple explanation for both sets of facts is that earnings represent a return to a one-dimensional index of skill, and that Wage dispersion rate of return to skill rose over and black-white wage differentials book decade.

Wage dispersion among individuals with the same age and education also rose. A simple explanation for both sets of facts is that earnings represent a return to a one-dimensional index of skill, and that the rate of return to skill rose over the decade.

We explore a simple method for estimating and testing 'single index' models of wages. Wage dispersion, returns to skill, and black-white () Cached. Download Links [] {A93wagedispersion, author = {Dav Id Card A and Thomas Lemieux *'b}, title = {Wage dispersion, returns to skill, and black-white}, year = wage differentials.

Keyphrases. wage dispersion wage differential Powered by. Wage Dispersion, Returns to Skill, and Black-White Wage Differentials. During the s wage differentials between younger and older workers and between more and less educated workers expanded rapidly. Wage dispersion among individuals with the same age and education also rose.

A simple explanation for both sets of facts is that earnings. Skills and Wage Inequality: Evidence from PIAAC. Introduction shifts in the skill composition of the workforce are likely to change the returns to skills, by changing differentials in order to gauge the extent of inequalities at different parts of the distribution.

To this. The impact of unions on the structure of wages has recently attracted renewed interest as analysts have struggled to explain the rise in earnings inequality in several industrialized countries. Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States provide a potentially valuable set of countries for examining this question.

All three countries now collect comparable data on wages and union status. "Wage Dispersion, Returns to Skill, and Black-White Wage Differentials," Working PapersPrinceton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section.

David Card & Thomas Lemieux, "Wage Dispersion, Returns to Skill, and Black-White Wage Differentials," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Measured from tothe growth in wage dispersion for men with continuous wage data was (7 percent). Just as the trends in wage dispersion are somewhat different in the CPS and PSID samples, the trends in the black-white wage gap also vary between the samples.

CPS data indicate a slight widening of the black-white wage gap for. Get this from a library. Wage Dispersion, Returns to Skill, and Black-White Wage Differentials. [David E Card; Thomas Lemieux] -- During the s wage differentials between younger and older workers and between more and less educated workers expanded rapidly.

Wage dispersion among individuals with the same age and education. "Wage Inequality and the Rise in the Returns to Skill." Journal of Political Economy Vol.

no.3, pp - Kanter, Rosabeth Moss, A From Status to Cont ribution: Some Organizational. The evidence that black-white wage differentials rise with the return to skill is mixed. Among female workers the black-white wage gap widened in the early s -- consistent with the premise. Supply and demand analysis of changes in educational wage differentials Between- and within-industry shifts in relative demand Skill-biased technological change Globalization and deindustrialization Summary 6.

“ Wage Dispersion Between and Within U.S. Manufacturing Plants, –” In Brookings Papers on Economic Activity: Microeconomics– Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution. average wage spreads in the white-collar group, 17 percent for the former and 19 percent for the latter.

Excluding these extremes, spreads ranged from 22 to 35 percent among office clerical job classifications and from 24 to 33 percent among the professional and technical jobs. Except for guards and janitors, average wage spreads for.

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link). Are the large measured wage differentials associated with on-the-job computer use productivity gains or the result of unobserved heterogeneity.

We examine this issue with three large cross-sectional surveys from Germany. First, we confirm that the estimated wage differentials associated with computer use in Germany are very similar to the U.S. differential.

Two, wage differentials are justified given the wide differences in demand and supply of jobs along with wide variations in job requirements like skill, ability, aptitude, knowledge, experience and so on. That wage differentials full exploitation of the national resources is yet another justification given in support of wage differentials.Studying the rise in wage inequality in the U.S.

in the s in a series of studies with John DiNardo and Nicole Fortin, Lemieux repeatedly emphasizes the importance labour market institutions, finding e.g.

that about a third of the growth in male and female wage inequality can be attributed to deunionization for men and to the minimum wage.The wage differentials help in building the wage structures for various levels and types of jobs in an organization, as they are inevitable.

They relate to skill, training and experience, nature and complexity of the job, responsibilities and accountability of the person doing that job and the economic and social status of the geographical area.