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Table 10 Decomposition of earnings dispersion by skill-gender groups: absolute and relative contributions, 2007

From: Are changes in the dispersion of hours worked a cause of increased earnings inequality?

Group Country I y I w I h ρ RC w RC h RC ρ
Low- USA 0.152 0.127 0.019 0.006 0.837 0.123 0.039
skilled   (0.006) (0.005) (0.002) (0.004)    
males UK 0.125 0.109 0.024 −0.008 0.869 0.195 −0.064
   (0.013) (0.013) (0.004) (0.008)    
  DE 0.138 0.109 0.030 −0.002 0.793 0.218 −0.011
   (0.008) (0.005) (0.002) (0.003)    
  FR 0.072 0.060 0.019 −0.006 0.830 0.260 −0.089
   (0.004) (0.004) (0.002) (0.003)    
High- USA 0.187 0.163 0.024 0.001 0.867 0.130 0.003
skilled   (0.008) (0.008) (0.002) (0.003)    
males UK 0.160 0.127 0.026 0.007 0.792 0.163 0.046
   (0.015) (0.012) (0.004) (0.007)    
  DE 0.104 0.079 0.026 −0.000 0.760 0.245 −0.004
   (0.008) (0.006) (0.003) (0.006)    
  FR 0.121 0.086 0.037 −0.002 0.709 0.303 −0.013
   (0.008) (0.005) (0.003) (0.006)    
Low- USA 0.173 0.116 0.041 0.016 0.670 0.235 0.094
skilled   (0.008) (0.005) (0.003) (0.003)    
females UK 0.207 0.084 0.088 0.035 0.407 0.426 0.167
   (0.016) (0.008) (0.006) (0.008)    
  DE 0.253 0.112 0.124 0.017 0.442 0.489 0.069
   (0.008) (0.007) (0.006) (0.008)    
  FR 0.107 0.066 0.057 −0.016 0.617 0.530 −0.147
   (0.005) (0.005) (0.003) (0.006)    
High- USA 0.215 0.161 0.040 0.014 0.748 0.187 0.065
skilled   (0.008) (0.007) (0.002) (0.003)    
females UK 0.219 0.118 0.082 0.020 0.538 0.372 0.090
   (0.015) (0.008) (0.007) (0.008)    
  DE 0.196 0.098 0.092 0.006 0.499 0.471 0.031
   (0.015) (0.007) (0.010) (0.008)    
  FR 0.098 0.073 0.046 −0.021 0.746 0.472 −0.218
   (0.007) (0.005) (0.004) (0.006)