The evolution of earnings inequality in Romania A

Amalia Cristescu
bstract: In this paper we investigated the earnings inequalities in Romania. Our approach starts with a statistical analysis regarding the Gini index among several personal characteristics (level of education, seniority, economic activity), for males and females and for the major groups of occupation. Second, we estimated two panel data models corresponding to each gender, aiming at observing different influences upon gross monthly earnings at industry level. We included in the analysis the
more » ... he analysis the turnover and the employees by educational attainment level for each gender and obtained that the variables considered have a positive impact on earnings, but with different intensities.