The Gender Pay Gap in Post-Soviet Russia: A Distributional Approach

The Gender Pay Gap in Post Soviet Russia A Distributional Approach (1.1 MB)

Published: 2014

Authors: Anna Robinson, Steven Stillman

Event: New Zealand Association of Economists Annual Conference, Auckland

Social progress can be exactly measured by the social position of the fair sex (its plain ones included).
Karl Marx, 12 December 1868

This presentation examines:

  • Background: What’s interesting about Russia?
  • What’s happened to the pay gap in transition?
  • The rank regression approach
  • What explains the observed changes in the pay gap? Some preliminary results
  • Future directions – any suggestions?