wage inequality, productivity, wages

Publication date: 8 Feb 2010 | Publication type: Conference and seminar output | Authors: Bryson, A | External authors: Barth, E., Davis, J and Freeman, R. | JEL classification: J3; J31; D3
Using an extensive set of establishment and individual data, we estimate the extent to which the variance of earnings among establishments increased in 1977-2002 and its contribution to the increased dispersion of US earnings among individuals. We find that more than 70 percent of the increase in...