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Gender Reservation Wage Gap in Developing Countries

Bilal Muhammad Khan and Muhammad Farhan Majid

MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: This is one of the first papers to document the existence of a gender reservation wage gap in developing countries. We find a 25% gender reservation wage gap, a gap that is much larger than current estimates for developed countries. Assets play the largest role in closing this gap, whereas adult height widens the gap among the poor.

Keywords: Reservation wages; Gender; Developing countries (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J24 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018-12
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