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Table 2 Contribution to the overall inequality (Shapley decomposition) of the opportunity to be in possession of a 20+ hours/week job

From: Inequality of opportunities in the labor market: evidence from life in transition surveys in Europe and Central Asia

  Shapley decomposition (% contribution to inequality)
  Characteristics Within circumstances
Country Age Education Circumstances Gender Father’s education Parents’ politics Minority status
Albania 13 42 46 32 8 0 5
Belarus 2 24 74 47 20 0 7
Bosnia 6 28 66 9 33 14 10
Bulgaria 1 60 39 6 21 3 10
Croatia 4 34 62 39 17 3 3
Czech 2 55 43 10 16 12 5
Macedonia 19 42 39 18 9 7 4
Hungary 2 20 78 27 45 2 3
Moldova 7 49 44 5 9 11 19
Montenegro 12 52 36 4 20 2 10
Poland 3 56 41 10 28 0 3
Romania 12 53 36 14 12 0 10
Serbia 1 13 86 43 21 21 1
Slovakia 16 27 57 14 26 12 5
Slovenia 5 20 75 25 34 3 12
Turkey 0 15 85 72 11 0 2
Ukraine 14 41 46 10 14 18 4
Armenia 10 68 22 9 10 3 0
Azerbaijan 15 26 59 49 6 4 0
Estonia 8 48 43 8 27 5 3
Georgia 8 12 80 27 49 0 3
Kazakhstan 6 24 70 54 10 2 4
Kyrgyz 13 26 60 9 16 19 17
Latvia 6 35 59 45 10 2 2
Lithuania 1 58 41 5 10 2 24
Mongolia 5 39 56 17 28 4 7
Russia 5 37 58 4 40 13 2
Tajikistan 2 18 80 4 54 4 18
Uzbekistan 6 16 78 65 9 2 3
  1. Note: The first three columns present the breakdown of the total inequality into components associated with age, education and circumstances. The next four columns further break down circumstances into shares contributed by gender, father’s education, parents’ politics and minority status.