Abstract

This article uses estimates of the employment effects of wage discrimination to evaluate different measures of non-discriminatory wages. Measures that reflect the numbers of majority and minority workers appear to be superior to Oaxaca's 'index number' approach.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)223-227
Number of pages5
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume39
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1992

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Wages
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A test of the measures of non-discriminatory wages used to study wage discrimination. / Baldwin, Marjorie; Johnson, William.

In: Economics Letters, Vol. 39, No. 2, 1992, p. 223-227.

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