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Table 2 Within-group wage dispersion and worker share, by age and education

From: When supply meets demand: wage inequality in Portugal

   Within-group Worker share
   wage dispersion  
   1984 1995 2009 1984 1995 2009
   Low skill
Age < 36 50/10 0.209 0.217 0.111 0.287 0.158 0.085
  90/50 0.395 0.422 0.490    
Age 36-45 50/10 0.355 0.341 0.199 0.165 0.132 0.119
  90/50 0.458 0.616 0.594    
Age > 45 50/10 0.353 0.434 0.260 0.197 0.153 0.168
  90/50 0.496 0.666 0.763    
All 50/10 0.310 0.358 0.200 0.649 0.442 0.372
  90/50 0.455 0.639 0.667    
   Medium skill
Age < 36 50/10 0.420 0.391 0.239 0.202 0.340 0.257
  90/50 0.591 0.771 0.704    
Age 36-45 50/10 0.600 0.785 0.525 0.072 0.101 0.135
  90/50 0.518 0.780 1.161    
Age > 45 50/10 0.644 1.003 0.741 0.048 0.065 0.095
  90/50 0.736 0.784 1.356    
All 50/10 0.561 0.528 0.377 0.321 0.506 0.486
  90/50 0.741 1.100 1.149    
   High skill
Age < 36 50/10 0.731 0.983 0.786 0.014 0.028 0.085
  90/50 0.571 0.920 0.867    
Age 36-45 50/10 0.815 1.220 1.115 0.009 0.014 0.038
  90/50 0.562 0.877 1.117    
Age > 45 50/10 1.287 1.308 1.865 0.007 0.010 0.019
  90/50 0.608 1.000 1.228    
All 50/10 0.865 1.194 0.984 0.030 0.051 0.142
  90/50 0.725 1.082 1.344    
  1. Notes: The tabulated statistics are for both genders. See note to Figure 1. Low skill - 6 or less years of schooling; Medium skill - 7 to 12 years of schooling; High skill - college degree.