Language and (the Estimates of) the Gender Wage Gap
Karolina Goraus-Tańska (),
Joanna Tyrowicz () and
Lucas van der Velde
No 2014-21, Working Papers from Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw
In this paper we link the estimates of the gender wage gap with the gender sensitivity of the language spoken in a given country. We find that nations with more gender neutral languages tend to be characterized by lower estimates of GWG. The results are robust to a number of sensitivity checks.
Keywords: gender wage gap; language neutrality; meta-analysis (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C29 J31 J71 Z10 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 15 pages
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