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Economics: Income inequality by Gender, Ethnic Group

General Economics guide listing relevant popular databases & journals.

Selected articles on income inequality (gender, ethnic group)

Papers on income inequality, gap by gender, ethnic group, age, education, occupation 

 

  • Lee, W. (1995). Racial inequality in Singapore. Journal of Comparative Social Welfare, 11(1), 56-73. 

 

        Data Sources (Income related)

        Generally data on distribution by industry/occupation (by gender, age, and to some extent ethnic group) is available. Monthly Digest of Singapore Statistics also has Average Monthly Nominal Earnings per Employee by Industry. For more detailed income data breakdown (e.g by age, gender, ethnic group) see below.

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      • Monthly Basic and Gross Wages of Selected Occupations in All Industries (Males)
      • Monthly Basic and Gross Wages of Selected Occupations in All Industries (Females)
      • Average (Mean) Monthly Earnings Per Employee by Industry and Sex (From CPF)
      • Average (Mean) Monthly Earnings Per Employee by Industry and Sex
      • General household survey (Every 5 years)
      • Census of population, Economic characteristics (Every 10 years)
      • Pre-1990