DOI: 10.5176/2251-2012_QQE17.12

Authors: Dra. Elizabeth Reyna Rodríguez Pérez and Dr. David Castro Lugo


In Mexico, research has been carried out to determine the gender pay gap and have found that men receive higher remuneration than women, despite the fact that they have increased their educational years, experience and participation in the labor market. The motivation of this study is to know if the explosion of trade opening in the regions of Mexico has impacted the gender wage gaps from 2005 to 2015 and to explore if there are changes throughout the salary distribution? In which segment of the distribution are there more differences? What if these differences vary by region? The objective of research is to analyze the gender wage gap throughout the distribution in regions of Mexico. This applies to the methodology Melly (2005) Survey of Occupation and Employment (ENOE) 2005-2015. In Mexico, and its regions, women suffer the so-called sticky floor and glass ceiling, and there is, however, important differences depending on the region of the country analyzed

Keywords: Labor Economics; Differentials wage, Regions


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