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Labor market segmentation and thedetermination of earnings

Dipak Mazumdar

Labor market segmentation and thedetermination of earnings

a case study

by Dipak Mazumdar

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wages -- Malaysia -- Mathematical models.,
  • Labor supply -- Malaysia -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Dipak Mazumdar and Masood Ahmed.
    SeriesWorld Bank staff working paper -- no. 278
    ContributionsAhmed, Masood.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD5072.6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37 p. ;
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18831740M

    The consequences of this dramatic segmentation of labor market participation are striking. On average, there is little or no gender wage gap. The results of the Juhn et al. () decomposition analysis reveals that gender wage differences are almost entirely driven by differences in characteristics (rather than either the returns to those. LABOR MARKET SEGMENTATION nolds's,4 have confirmed that imperfect knowledge about and unequal access to jobs, mobility, promotion, and most other attributes of work lead to seg-mented labor markets within the larger labor pool. The interesting question today is not whether the labor market is segmented, but rather along what lines. The con-.

    the survey, and an inflexible labour market in whiclh market forces are weakened as a result of various forms of intervenition. There are two main ways of examining the data for interaction of the sort suggested. One is to introduce an interaction term in the earnings function. Thus, if E represents. Market transition, labor market segmentation, and income inequality. The study of inequality has always constituted a core of sociology. Different from classical economic theory, which views wages or income as the price of human capital (such as skills and work experiences) in the labor market, and which are in turn determined by the supply and demand forces of market competition, sociological.

    Labor market segmentation is the division of the labor market according to a principle such as occupation, geography and industry.. One type of segmentation is to define groups "with little or no crossover capability", such that members of one segment cannot easily join another segment. This can result in different segments, for example men and women, receiving different wages for the same work. This paper examines the possibility of accepting the labour market segmentation approach as a valid alternative to the classical and neo-classical analysis of labour markets. It consists of three main parts. The žrst part contains a historical analysis of both the distant and recent origins of the labour market segmentation hypothesis.


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It consists of three main parts. The first part contains a historical analysis of both the distant and recent origins of the labour market segmentation hypothesis. Description: ISBN Used Paperback in good condition. Based on the second conference of the International Working Party on Labour Market Segmentation, Freie Universitat, Berlin, 7th to 11th July Covers and spine are lightly scored, sunned and edge-worn.

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