An analysis of racial differences in wage distributions

Marjorie Baldwin, John A. Bishop

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This article examines how black-white wage ratios vary over the wage distribution. We find that black women have nearly closed the racial wage gap at all wage levels. For men, the racial wage gap increases with wages.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)91-95
Number of pages5
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number1
StatePublished - Sep 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics


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