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Differing Characteristics or Differing Rewards: What is Behind the Gender Wage Gap in Croatia?

Danijel Nestić

Puni tekst: engleski, pdf (700 KB) str. 5-42 preuzimanja: 764* citiraj
APA 6th Edition
Nestić, D. (2007). Differing Characteristics or Differing Rewards: What is Behind the Gender Wage Gap in Croatia?. Radni materijali EIZ-a, (4), 5-42. Preuzeto s https://hrcak.srce.hr/71594
MLA 8th Edition
Nestić, Danijel. "Differing Characteristics or Differing Rewards: What is Behind the Gender Wage Gap in Croatia?." Radni materijali EIZ-a, vol. , br. 4, 2007, str. 5-42. https://hrcak.srce.hr/71594. Citirano 25.10.2021.
Chicago 17th Edition
Nestić, Danijel. "Differing Characteristics or Differing Rewards: What is Behind the Gender Wage Gap in Croatia?." Radni materijali EIZ-a , br. 4 (2007): 5-42. https://hrcak.srce.hr/71594
Harvard
Nestić, D. (2007). 'Differing Characteristics or Differing Rewards: What is Behind the Gender Wage Gap in Croatia?', Radni materijali EIZ-a, (4), str. 5-42. Preuzeto s: https://hrcak.srce.hr/71594 (Datum pristupa: 25.10.2021.)
Vancouver
Nestić D. Differing Characteristics or Differing Rewards: What is Behind the Gender Wage Gap in Croatia?. Radni materijali EIZ-a [Internet]. 2007 [pristupljeno 25.10.2021.];(4):5-42. Dostupno na: https://hrcak.srce.hr/71594
IEEE
D. Nestić, "Differing Characteristics or Differing Rewards: What is Behind the Gender Wage Gap in Croatia?", Radni materijali EIZ-a, vol., br. 4, str. 5-42, 2007. [Online]. Dostupno na: https://hrcak.srce.hr/71594. [Citirano: 25.10.2021.]

Sažetak
This paper aims at estimating the size of, changes in, and main factors contributing to gender-based wage differentials in Croatia. It utilises microdata from the Labour Force Survey in 1998 and 2005, and applies both OLS and quantile regression techniques to assess the gender wage gap across the wage distribution. The gender wage gap is found to be relatively mild at the lower part of the wage distribution and is getting larger as one moves towards the top of the distribution. The paper argues that employed women in Croatia possess higher-quality labour market characteristics, especially levels of education, but receive much lower rewards for these characteristics. Some evidence of a glass-ceiling effect and occupational segregation are found. The impact of having children on the wage prospects of women is also considered. The paper finds that at the top of the wage distribution in the private sector mothers earn lower wages than women without children.

Ključne riječi
gender wage gap; glass ceiling; maternity leave; quantile regression

Hrčak ID: 71594

URI
https://hrcak.srce.hr/71594

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