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Table 11 Decomposition of earnings dispersion by skill-gender groups: absolute and relative contributions, 2012

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 0.180 0.135 0.027 0.018 0.754 0.148 0.098
skilled   (0.012) (0.011) (0.002) (0.003)    
males UK 0.151 0.117 0.032 0.001 0.777 0.214 0.009
   (0.006) (0.005) (0.002) (0.003)    
  DE 0.146 0.107 0.040 −0.001 0.734 0.273 −0.007
   (0.008) (0.007) (0.004) (0.006)    
  FR 0.078 0.061 0.022 −0.005 0.782 0.278 −0.060
   (0.004) (0.003) (0.001) (0.003)    
High- USA 0.198 0.156 0.028 0.014 0.790 0.141 0.068
skilled   (0.006) (0.005) (0.002) (0.003)    
males UK 0.175 0.143 0.028 0.004 0.815 0.161 0.023
   (0.007) (0.006) (0.001) (0.003)    
  DE 0.117 0.082 0.028 0.008 0.699 0.235 0.067
   (0.008) (0.005) (0.004) (0.003)    
  FR 0.130 0.098 0.025 0.006 0.754 0.197 0.049
   (0.008) (0.006) (0.002) (0.004)    
Low- USA 0.194 0.122 0.048 0.025 0.627 0.246 0.127
skilled   (0.014) (0.012) (0.004) (0.004)    
females UK 0.222 0.096 0.102 0.024 0.433 0.458 0.109
   (0.006) (0.004) (0.003) (0.004)    
  DE 0.253 0.111 0.113 0.029 0.438 0.446 0.116
   (0.008) (0.004) (0.004) (0.004)    
  FR 0.112 0.059 0.063 −0.011 0.531 0.563 −0.094
   (0.004) 0.003 (0.003) (0.003)    
High- USA 0.228 0.169 0.043 0.017 0.740 0.187 0.073
skilled   (0.010) (0.009) (0.002) (0.003)    
females UK 0.212 0.127 0.080 0.004 0.602 0.378 0.020
   (0.007) (0.005) (0.003) (0.005)    
  DE 0.153 0.086 0.064 0.003 0.563 0.415 0.022
   (0.011) (0.006) (0.005) (0.005)    
  FR 0.108 0.074 0.040 −0.005 0.680 0.368 −0.048
   (0.005) (0.003) (0.002) (0.003)