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Published by World Bank, Development Research Group, Macroeconomics and Growth in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Ghana.

Subjects:

  • Discrimination in employment -- Ghana.,
  • Wages -- Ghana.,
  • Labor market -- Ghana.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAbigail Barr and Abena Oduro.
SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 2506, Policy research working papers (Online) ;, 2506.
ContributionsOduro, A. D., World Bank. Development Research Group. Macroeconomics and Growth.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3669296M
LC Control Number2002616131

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Ethnicity and Wage Determination in Ghana Abigail Barr Centre for the Study of African Economies University of Oxford and Abena Oduro Centre for Policy Analysis Ghana WPS/ First draft prepared for the CSAE’s conference on ‘Opportunities in Africa: Micro Evidence from Firms and Households’ April 9 - 10, Last revised - May, Abstract. Ethnicity and wage determination in Ghana (English) The authors look at earnings differentials between members of different ethnic groups, and between employers' relatives, unrelated members of the same ethnic group, and other workers in Ghana's manufacturing Cited by:   In Ghana's manufacturing sector, workers tend to be employed by members of their own ethnic group, and different ethnic groups run very different types of enterprises. Employers favor their relatives in pay and in job allocation, possibly because they are more productive. There is no evidence of pay discrimination between ethnic by: Ethnicity and Wage Determination in Ghana 1. Introduction Discussions about economic policy between international organisations and African governments rarely touch upon issues relating to ethnicity. And yet recent contributions to the literature on cross-country differences in economic performance indicate that.

Ethnicity and wage determination in Ghana. By Barr and Abena Oduro. Download PDF (2 MB) Abstract. The authors look at earnings differentials between members ofdifferent ethnic groups, and between employers'relatives, unrelated members of the same ethnic group, and other workers in Ghana's manufacturing sector. Author: Barr and Abena Oduro. Barr & Oduro, Abena, "Ethnicity and wage determination in Ghana," Policy Research Working Paper Series , The World : RePEc:wbk:wbrwps Ethnicity and wage determination in Ghana This paper looks at earnings differentials between (1) members of different ethnic groups and (2) employers’ relatives, unrelated co-ethnics, and other workers, in the Ghanaian manufacturing sector. Ethnicity and Wage Determination in Ghana. By Abigail Barr and Abena Oduro. Abstract. This paper looks at earnings differentials between (1) members of different ethnic groups and (2) employers' relatives, unrelated co-ethnics, and other workers, in the Ghanaian manufacturing sector. We find that a significant proportion of the identified Author: Abigail Barr and Abena Oduro.

CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): This paper looks at earnings differentials between (1) members of different ethnic groups and (2) employers' relatives, unrelated co-ethnics, and other workers, in the Ghanaian manufacturing sector. We find that a significant proportion of the identified earnings differentials between ethnic groups can . The book is a comprehensive piece of analysis of labour market discrimination from gender perspective in Ghana It contains vital information on the subject of inequality related to employment and Author: William Baah-Boateng. Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Barr, Abigail. Ethnicity and wage determination in Ghana. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. Ghana is often regarded as West Africa’s best-governed country, with a relatively well-established system of democratic rule. Although the Economist Intelligence Unit Democracy Index for rates Ghana as a “flawed democracy,” it is nonetheless only one of two democracies listed in the region. (Mali appears in the same category on the map, but it has recently lost its democratic .