Monthly Report No. 11/2014


Gabor Hunya, Sebastian Leitner, Sandra M. Leitner and Robert Stehrer

wiiw Monthly Report No. 11, November 2014
37 pages including 25 Figures

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  • Graph of the month: Inequalities in hourly earnings at PPP measured by the Gini index, 2002-2010 (p. 1)
  • Opinion corner: Presidential election in Romania: will the new broom sweep cleaner? (by Gábor Hunya; pp. 2-3)
  • Earnings levels, inequality and coverage rates of collective agreements (by Sebastian Leitner; pp. 4-6)
  • Determinants of earnings inequalities in Europe (by Sebastian Leitner and Robert Stehrer; pp. 7-10)
  • Developments of the gender wage gap in the European Union – reason for hope? (by Sandra M. Leitner and Robert Stehrer; pp. 11-13)
  • Recommended reading (p. 14)
  • Statistical Annex: Monthly and quarterly statistics for Central, East and Southeast Europe (pp. 15-35)


Reference to wiiw databases: wiiw Monthly Database

Keywords: inequality, earnings, Gini index, Romania, presidential elections, earnings levels, coverage rates of collective agreements, gender, wage gap

Countries covered: European Union, Romania

Research Areas: Labour, Migration and Income Distribution