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  • Women's Tertiary Education Masks the Gender Wage Gap in Turkey 

    Authors:Tekgüç, Hasan; Eryar, Deger; Cindoglu, Dilek
    Publisher and Date:(Springer, 2017)
    This paper investigates the gender wage gap for full-time formal sector employees disaggregated by education level. The gap between the labor force participation rate of women with tertiary education and those with lower levels of education is substantial. There is no such gap for men. Hence existing gender wage gap studies for Turkey where we observe lopsided labor force participation rates by education levels compare two very different populations. We disaggregate the whole sample by education ...