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Table 7 Macedonia: Decomposition of gender differences in hourly earnings a

From: Occupational segregation and gender differentials in earnings in Macedonia

  Assuming wage structure of men Assuming wage structure of women Assuming weighted wage structure
  (1) (2) (3)
Total observed log hourly earnings gap 0.1173 0.1173 0.1173
Difference due to selectivity bias 0.0333 0.0333 0.0333
Explained difference due to: 0.0213 -0.0768 -0.0171
 Education -0.0387 -0.0386 -0.0386
 Experience -0.0041 -0.0004 -0.0027
 Unmarried person -0.0042 0.0013 -0.0020
 Ethnic affiliation -0.0069 -0.0145 -0.0099
 Enterprise type -0.0082 -0.0040 -0.0065
 Pension fund registration 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001
 Industry 0.0020 -0.0111 -0.0031
 Occupation -0.0104 -0.0437 -0.0235
 Feminization of occupation 0.0967 0.0492 0.0781
 Region -0.0021 -0.0012 -0.0017
 Urban -0.0029 -0.0138 -0.0072
Unexplained differenceb 0.0627 0.1608 0.1011
  1. aA positive number means earnings difference in favor of men.
  2. bTotal unexplained difference is the sum of the components attributable to the constant term and the coefficients. Also equal to total earnings gap minus explained difference minus difference due to selectivity bias.