Document Type

Working Paper

Date

Summer 8-2014

Keywords

Wage Curve, Fixed Effects, Spatial Spillovers, Regional Labor Markets

Language

English

Disciplines

Economics | Income Distribution | Labor Economics | Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration

Description/Abstract

This paper reconsiders the Polish wage curve using individual data from the Polish Labor Force Survey (LFS) at the 16 NUTS2 level allowing for spatial spillovers between regions. In addition it estimates the total and gender-specific regional unemployment rate elasticities on individual wages. The paper finds significant spatial unemployment spillovers across Polish regions. In addition, it finds that the results for the Polish wage curve are sensitive to gender-specific regional unemployment rates. This is especially true for women.

Additional Information

Working paper no. 171

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