Ind. J. Labour Econ. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41027-018-0105-8 RESEARCH NOTE The Effect of Government Size and Trade Openness on Gender Wage Gap in Developing Countries during 2001–2013 Aram Sepehrivand Indian Society of Labour Economics 2018 Abstract The present article aims to investigate the effect of government size and trade openness on gender wage gap in developing countries during 2001–2013. The economy model analysis was done using country level aggregate data. The gov- ernment size positively affected gender wage gap, which indicates that any increase in government size leads to an increase in gender wage gap. In addition, the trade openness coefﬁcient decreases the gender wage gap signiﬁcantly. In fact, increasing the trade openness coefﬁcient and external investment increases women’s wage on the one hand and decreases gender wage gap on the other. Keywords Government size Developing countries Trade openness Gender wage gap JEL Classiﬁcation F16 F14 J31 J16 & Aram Sepehrivand email@example.com University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran ISLE 123 The Indian Journal of Labour Economics 1 INTRODUCTION Human resource is considered to be one of the most valuable and important resources throughout the world. If a society lacks the ability to manage its human resources, it
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