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Gender Inequalities on the Labour Market in North Africa

Publié en septembre 2019. Rédigé par Hassiba Gherbi, Philippe Adair, Amina Benhaddad, Razika Medjoub, Nacer-Eddine Hammouda

The paper designs a pooled sample of almost 3,027 active people from the Sahwa dataset using a common questionnaire carried out in 2015 among 7,816 Algerian, Egyptian,...


A binary logistic model first investigates these determinants of access to the formal and informal labour market segments. Next, a Mincer earnings function focuses upon gender distribution over the formal/informal employment divide. Quantile regressions highlight the patterns of wage distribution according to gender wage differentials and labour market segmentation. Last, an Oaxaca-Ransom decomposition model gauges the gender wage gap, which remains mostly unexplained. Conclusion recaps key findings and points out the limited scope of this report...

Monday, September 9th 2019
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