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Article Title:Sectoral Gender Wage Differentials and Discrimination in the Transitional Chinese Economy Author(s): Pak-Wai Liu, Xin Meng and Junsen Zhang
Source: Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 13, No. 2 (Jul., 2000),

The purpose of study is to examine the impact of market transformation and economic reforms on gender wage differentials and discrimination in China .In last two decades china has moved from centralized to market oriented economy.Further it comapres the impact of economic reforms on the gender wage differntials and discrimination among employees in 3 particular sectors including state sector,collective sector and private sector.For the pupose of analysis,researcher analysed two data sets one from shanghai city and other from jinan.The result shows that marketization and privitization of economy leads to larger wage differentials, because in market competition employers can not afford to reward employee on any other criteria other than productivity but since emplyee differ in thier skills,gender wage gap increases.It is at also found that the relative share of discrimnation in gender wage differntials decreases significantly from different ownership sectors i.e from state to private.Thus the marketization contribute much larger towards overall gender wage differntials whereas it reduces the role of gender wage discrimination in contribution to overall gender wage differntials. Article Title:Gender Differences in Agency Head Salaries: The Case of Public Education Author(s): Kenneth J. Meier and Vicky M. WilkinsReviewed

Source: Public Administration Review, Vol. 62, No. 4 (Jul. - Aug., 2002) This study asesses gender differences in public salaries at indivual level.It uses quantitative approach,the data used was consist of more than 1000 full time Texas school superintendents during consistent 4 years.The study investigate probable effect of gender on suprintendents salaries determining whether the gender base wage disparities exist or...
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