Front Matter

Front Matter Page

European Department

Authorized for distribution by Jörg Decressin


  • I. Introduction

  • II. The Facts

  • III. The Evolution of Wage Inequality Across Countries—What explains the differences?

  • IV. Conclusion

  • References

  • Data Appendix

  • Tables

  • 1. Log Percentile Differentials for Male Hourly Wages

  • Figures

  • 1. Changes in Real Male Hourly Wages by Percentile

  • 2. Relative Distributions of Hourly Wages for Male Household Heads

  • Boxes

  • 1. Rising Wage Inequality in the United States—A Brief Survey of the Literature

Globalization and Income Inequality: A European Perspective
Author: Mr. Thomas Harjes