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Does unmeasured ability explain inter-industry wage differences?

by Robert Gibbons

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Published by Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


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Other titlesInter-industry wage differences, does unmeasured ability explain.
StatementRobert Gibbons, Lawrence Katz
SeriesWorking paper / Department of Economics -- no. 543, Working paper (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Economics) -- no. 543.
ContributionsKatz, Lawrence F., Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Economics
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24635840M
OCLC/WorldCa20837663

  We examine the effect of unions on the earnings of health care workers, with emphasis on the measurement and sources of union wage premiums. Using data constructed from the though Current Population Surveys, standard union premium estimates are found to be substantially lower among workers in health care than in other sectors of the Cited by: 6 A Longitudinal Analysis of Inter-Industry Wage Differentials in the Korean Labor Market this wage equation by OLS, we will have biased estimates of δ unless theμi is unrelated with the workers’ industry choices. If workers with high value of μi (high ability) systematically choose a certain industry j, the OLS regression.

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Does unmeasured ability explain inter-industry wage differences? by Robert Gibbons Download PDF EPUB FB2

The simplest unmeasured-ability explanation of inter-industry wage differences is based on two observations. First, there is evidence that workers are sorted across industries by measured human capital: Dickens and Katz (a) and Tope1 () find that observable dimensions of human capital that are associated with higher wages-such as educationCited by: Get this from a library.

Does unmeasured ability explain inter-industry wage differences?. [Robert Gibbons; Lawrence F Katz; National Bureau of Economic Research.].

The simplest unmeasured-ability explanation of inter-industry wage differences is based on two observations. First, there is evidence that workers are sorted across industries by measured human capital: Dickens and Katz (a) and Topel () find that observable dimensions of human capital that are associated with higher wages-such as education.

Downloadable. This paper provides empirical assessments of the two leading explanations of measured inter-industry wage differentials: (1) true wage differentials exist across industries, and (2) the measured differentials simply reflect unmeasured differences in workers' productive abilities.

First, we summarize the existing evidence on the unmeasured-ability explanation. Get this from a library. Does Unmeasured Ability Explain Inter-Industry Wage Differentials?. [Robert Gibbons; Lawrence F Katz; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Abstract: This paper provides empirical assessments of the two leading.

Abstract: explanations of measured inter-industry wage differentials: (1) true wage. Abstract: differentials exist across. NBER Program(s):Labor Studies. This paper provides empirical assessments of the two leading explanations of measured inter-industry wage differentials: (1) true wage differentials exist across industries, and (2) the measured differentials simply reflect unmeasured differences in workers' productive abilities.

13Inter-industry wage differentials have been intensively studied since the end of the s. Nevertheless, their existence remains a complex and unresolved puzzle.

Indeed, it has been emphasized that: The role of unmeasured abilities in explaining inter-industry wage differentials is. Gibbons R, Katz LF. Does Unmeasured Ability Explain Inter-Industry Wage Differentials?. Review of Economic Studies. ;59 (3) Longitudinal analysis of Current Population Survey data for –94 suggests that a third to a half of the advantage is due to unmeasured worker ability, and the authors conclude that the remainder of the advantage probably reflects compensating differentials for hospital by: equations.8 Thus measures of inter-industry wage differences which ignore the difference between union and nonunion wage setting are unlikely to.

Several recent studies have used first-differenced models to test the unmeasured-skills hypothesis with mixed results. I use matched-panel data from the CPSfrom – and retrospective data from the DWS from – to test for the possible effect of unmeasured skill on apparel workers’wages.

The apparel industry provides a better test of the unmeasured Cited by: Inter-Industry Wage Differences and Theories of Wage Determination William T. Dickens, Lawrence F. Katz. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in June NBER Program(s):Labor Studies Program Numerous studies have shown large differences in wages for apparently similar workers across industries.

Does Unmeasured Ability Explain Inter-Industry Wage Differences. (with L. Katz). Review of Economic Studies, 59 (): Getting Together and Breaking Apart: The Decline of Centralized Collective Bargaining (with R. Freeman). Chapter 10 in R. Freeman and L. Katz (eds.), Differences and Changes in Wage Structures, University of Chicago.

Inter-industry Wage Differences and Individual Heterogeneity. to unobserved ability, while unmeasured factors explain as much as half of the U.S. industry-wage variation. persistent inter.

Downloadable. Persistent inter-industry wage differentials are an enduring puzzle for neoclassical economics. This paper applies the classical theory of ‘real competition’ to inter-industry wage differentials.

Theoretically, we argue that competitive wage determination can be decomposed into equalizing, dispersing and turbulently equalizing : Patrick Mokre, Miriam Rehm.

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Inter-Industry Wage Differentials and Unobserved Ability: Siblings Evidence from Five Countries∗ This paper examines the role of unobserved ability in explaining inter-industry wage differentials, drawing on data on brothers.

Such data allow us to account for unmeasured abilities due to common family and community factors shared by siblings. unmeasured ability. competitive level must in a tautologous sense explain why firms find it profitable to pay noncompetitive wages.

In this sense, any explanation of noncompetitive "unmeasured labor quality" explanations for inter-industry wage differences. Gender Gap in Earnings at the Industry Level. By Jim Allen and Karin Sanders. Does Unmeasured Ability Explain Inter-Industry Wage Differentials?’, Job Specific Sex Differences in Organizational Reward Attainment Wage Discrimination vs Rank Segregation’,Author: Jim Allen and Karin Sanders.

Interindustry wage differentials: patterns and possible sources Data from the Occupational Employment Statistics survey are used to investigate wage differences among industries and reveal that occupations that are most closely related to the primary mission of the firm have the greatest differentialFile Size: 78KB.SearchWorks Catalog Stanford Libraries.

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