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Hollywood's wage structure and discrimination

Izquierdo Sanchez, Sofia and Navarro Paniagua, Maria (2017) Hollywood's wage structure and discrimination. Lancaster University Working Paper Series.

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Abstract

The labour market for actors remains mostly unexplored. In this paper, we start by analyzing how Hollywood wages have changed over time. We then proceed to examine the determinants of wages. One of our key findings is that there are substantial wage differences among male and female actors in Hollywood. A Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition suggests that 45% of the differences in the gender-wage gap can be attributed to discrimination.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Schools: Huddersfield Business School
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Depositing User: Sofia Izquierdo-Sanchez
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2017 16:29
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2017 20:10
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/31093

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