The Effect of Government Size and Trade Openness on Gender Wage Gap in Developing Countries during 2001–2013

The Effect of Government Size and Trade Openness on Gender Wage Gap in Developing Countries... 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 a.sepehrivand@gmail.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 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Indian Journal of Labour Economics Springer Journals

The Effect of Government Size and Trade Openness on Gender Wage Gap in Developing Countries during 2001–2013

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Copyright © 2018 by Indian Society of Labour Economics
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Economics; Labor Economics; Industrial Organization; Development Economics
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0971-7927
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0019-5308
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10.1007/s41027-018-0105-8
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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 a.sepehrivand@gmail.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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The Indian Journal of Labour EconomicsSpringer Journals

Published: Jun 6, 2018

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