Income Inequality and Education from ECHP data
Marco Lilla ()
No 311, Working Papers from Universita' Politecnica delle Marche (I), Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche e Sociali
This paper analyses income inequality and its changes over the period 1993-2000 for a set of 13 Countries in European Community Household Panel (ECHP) survey. Focusing on wages and incomes of workers in general, inequality is related to education as a proxy of individual abilities, skills. Estimation of education premia is performed by quantile regressions to stress dikerences in income distribution and questioning the true impact of education. The same estimates are used to decompose income inequality and show the rise in residual inequality.
Keywords: education premium; inequality; quantile regression (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D31 J24 J31 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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